Two Injured A49 Crash


Friday 10th May 2013 – 2.30pm – Steve Parry.

Two people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision on the A49 near Onibury, this afternoon.

 West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident just after 12.05pm.

 An ambulance, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were sent to the scene.

 A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to a road traffic collision involving a car towing a caravan, a car towing a trailer and another car.  

 “Two people travelling in the car towing a trailer were taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.  

 “A woman believed to be in her fifties, received chest pain and head lacerations. She was trapped in her vehicle for a short time and later taken by land ambulance to hospital.  

 “A male travelling in the same vehicle received minor injuries and was airlifted to hospital. Both patients were immobilised with use of a neck collar and spinal board.

 “Ambulance crews assessed the occupants of the other vehicles involved and they were discharged at the scene and did not require further hospital treatment.”



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