Fatal road traffic collision in Market Drayton

Monday 7th July 2014 – 5.10pm – Chris Kowalik.

A man has died and another had been injured following a collision between a van and a lorry in north Shropshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Adderley Road, Market Drayton shortly after 2.05pm.

Two ambulances, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford and two rapid response vehicles staffed by a paramedic area support officer and a senior paramedic officer attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The driver of the van was sadly confirmed dead at the scene.

“The lorry driver was trapped and was cut free with the help of the fire service. He had a cut to his head and arm injuries which weren’t serious.

“Following an assessment from the doctor on board the Midlands Air Ambulance, he was taken by land ambulance to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.


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