Trapped Driver in HGV Crash

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Wednesday 16th October 2013 – 2.30pm – Steve Parry.

Two lorry drivers have been treated by ambulance crews following a road traffic collision in Crudgington near High Ercall, this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident in Cotwall Lane, off the B5062, just before midday.

An ambulance, together with the Medical Emergency Response Incident Team (MERIT) was sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a road traffic collision involving two HGVs.

“A man, believed to be in his thirties, was trapped in his lorry for over an hour. He was treated for back and head injuries.

“The patient was later released and taken by land ambulance to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The driver of the second lorry involved was assessed at the scene before being released.”

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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