Two injured in crash

Thursday 7th March 2013 – 10.30pm – John Hawker.

Two people have been injured following an RTC in Shropshire this evening.

The crash occurred on the A442, near Dudmaston Hall, Bridgnorth at around 5.15pm.  Three ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Trusts MERIT Team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two vehicles that had been in a serious collision.

“One man travelling in one vehicle, believed to be in his 60’s, suffered serious arm, chest and suspected abdominal injuries.  He received emergency treatment at the scene and was extricated from the vehicle.

“A man believed to be in his 40’s, travelling in the second vehicle, suffered serious leg and facial injuries.  He also received emergency treatment at the scene whilst being freed from the vehicle.

“Both men were transferred by land ambulances to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further emergency treatment.

 “The hospital had been pre alerted to the mens arrival and their serious injuries.”

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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