Three injured as car and tractor collide

Tuesday 24th March 2015 – 4.30pm – John Hawker.

The occupants of a car have been injured following a crash in Shropshire this morning.

The incident occurred on the B4387 between Westbury and Yockleton at around 8.30am.  Two ambulances, a paramedic Officer and the Welsh Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car and a large tractor that had been in a collision.

“Three people who had been travelling in the car were all out of the vehicle being looked after by an off duty nurse.

“Ambulance crews started treating the patients; a boy believed to be ten years old and the front seat passenger suffered potentially serious leg injuries, the woman in her 30’s who was the driver was treated for multiple minor injuries and the rear seat passenger, a boy believed to be in his early teens, was treated for a shoulder injury.

“Following treatment all three were transferred by ambulances to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further emergency treatment.  The Hospital had been pre alerted to the patients and their injuries.

“The driver of the tractor was uninjured in the crash.”



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