A cyclist who was airlifted to hospital after a collision in Burton, suffered a head injury and had to be anaesthetised at the scene, it has emerged.
The male teenager was airlifted to Royal Stoke Hospital on Friday afternoon, September 8, following a collision with a car in Union Street.
The accident, which caused major traffic problems on the junction by Magnet Kitchens showroom happened at 2.15pm, on Friday, September 8.
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service told the Burton Mail: "He was anaesthetised at the scene prior to being airlifted due to the seriousness of his injuries and to stabilise his condition."
There was considerable damage to the white Audi involved in the crash. Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance had to land nearby at Burton Rugby Club before taking the cyclist to hospital.
Officers from Staffordshire Police attended the scene and a land ambulance was also in attendance with paramedic officers called to the scene to treat the man.