RTC in Shifnal

Tuesday 26th November 2013 – 7.20pm – Suzie Fothergill.

Four people were treated by ambulance crews today following a road traffic collision in Shropshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a two car collision on Lamledge Lane in Shifnal at approximately 4.10pm this afternoon.

Four ambulances and a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find two vehicles that had been in collision.

“One woman, believed to be in her 60’s, was found in the first car. The woman who was suffering with chest pain was immobilised and extricated from the vehicle, with the assistance of the fire service, before being conveyed to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

“Three occupants from the second vehicle were all out of the car on the crew’s arrival. The first occupant, a woman in her 60’s, was treated for abdominal and hip pain. The second occupant, a woman in her 50’s, was treated for a head injury. Both women were conveyed to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The third casualty from the vehicle, a man in his 70’s, was also treated for chest pain. He was fully immobilised and conveyed to New Cross hospital.”


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