Fatality on A5 – Shropshire

Wednesbury 17th December 2014 – 12.30pm – Steve Parry.

A van driver has died in a road traffic collision on the Shropshire / Welsh border this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on the A5 between Gobowen and Gledrid at just after 9.35am.

A paramedic in a rapid response vehicle together with a paramedic officer and resources from the Welsh Ambulance Service including the Welsh Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews attended a road traffic collision involving a van and lorry.

“Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save a male patient who was confirmed dead at the scene.”

 

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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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