Driver fortunate as car crashes and rolls over

Wednesday 24th June 2015 – 9.00am – John Hawker.

RTC Broseley 23 06 15

The driver of a car has been fortunate not to have suffered serious injuries after his car left the road, collided with a lamp post and a van and rolled over last night in Shropshire.

The crash occurred on Ironbridge Road, Broseley at around 9.10pm.  Two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car that had come back to rest on its wheels after crashing and rolling over.

“The driver, a man in his 60’s, is believed to have suffered a medical episode at the wheel before the crash.  He received treatment at the scene by medics and fortunately suffered no serious injuries.

“The man was transferred by ambulance to Princess Royal Hospital for further treatment.

“The man driving the van was treated for a minor head injury by medics and did not require further treatment, and was discharged at scene.”

“Considering the circumstances of the crash it is extremely fortunate that no one suffered more serious injuries.”

Ends

We have no further details on this incident.

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