Car left on side against tree after early morning crash


Tuesday 7th October 2014 – 6.45am – Murray MacGregor.

A man was left with a serious laceration to his neck after the car he was driving ended up on its side against a tree.

The crash happened at about 2.45am on Tuesday morning on the A528 between Harmer Hill And Preston Gubbals, north of Shrewsbury in Shropshire.

A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When ambulance staff arrived they found the car propped on its side against the tree.

“The driver, a man in his mid 30s, had managed to get out of the car but was disorientated.

“He had suffered a deep laceration to neck his neck as well as a head injury and chest pain, possibly from a ladder that was in the car.

“After being immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board, he was taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital where medics were on standby for his arrival.”

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