Two Crashes in South Shropshire Overnight


Thursday 7th May 2015 – 8am – Steve Parry.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to two road traffic collisions in south Shropshire overnight.

Emergency services responded to an incident a mile from Morville on the A458 near Bridgnorth at just before 10pm last night.

Two ambulances, a paramedic in a rapid response car and an ambulance support officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews attended to an incident involving a car and van just outside Morville last night.

“A woman in her thirties had managed to free herself from her car before crews arrived. She suffered minor injuries and was taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital as a precaution.

“The male van driver was assessed on scene but later released. A woman passenger in her fifties was treated for chest injuries and taken to Princess Royal Hospital.”

In a separate incident at 12.15am, a car was reported to have rolled over on the A49 at Overton near Ludlow. Two patients were treated at the scene for minor injuries before being taken to Hereford Hospital for further assessment and treatment. A third patient was assessed at the scene before being discharged.”

An ambulance and community paramedic attend the scene.

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