Fatal crash in Shropshire

Sunday 21st July 2013 – 7.45pm – John Hawker.

West Midlands Ambulance Service can confirm it was called to the A5 West Bound, around 2 miles from Shrewsbury, at around 8.30am this morning to reports of a serious RTC.

A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene. 

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

“A woman, who had been an occupant of the car, suffered multiple serious injuries and received emergency treatment at the scene.

“She was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit whilst treatment continued from the on board Doctor and Paramedic.

“Unfortunately, despite their best efforts, nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead shortly before arriving at hospital.

“A man who had also been an occupant of the car suffered minor injuries in the crash and received treatment at the scene.  He was transferred by land ambulance to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further treatment.

“The lorry driver was uninjured in the crash.”


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