Fatal road traffic collision – Coton

Thursday 18th July 2013 – 10.00pm – Chris Kowalik.

A man has died and another has been taken to hospital after the vehicle they were in left a road in north Shropshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the B5476 at Coton shortly after 12.05pm today.

An advanced Community Paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance crew and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The driver had suffered numerous injuries. He received emergency treatment and was flown to University Hospital North Staffordshire where unfortunately he was confirmed dead.

“There were two passengers in the vehicle. One of them, a man in his twenties, was treated for back pain and was fully immobilised at the scene before being taken by land ambulance to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

“The other passenger, a man, was checked over by ambulance crews and discharged at the scene.”


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