Double Fatal Near Tong

Friday 25th October 2013 – 4.45pm – Steve Parry.

Two people have died following a road traffic collision near Tong in Shropshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of the A41 and Newport Road at approximately 2.10pm

An ambulance, a paramedic officer, a paramedic in a rapid response car and the Medical Emergency Response Incident team (MERIT) were sent to the scene from their Cosford Air Ambulance base.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a car and lorry.

“Sadly, it quickly became apparent to crews that despite their efforts nothing could be done to save two patients travelling in the car. They were confirmed dead at the scene.

“The driver of the lorry was assessed at the scene and later released.”

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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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