Fatal RTC in Shropshire

Saturday 25th July 2015 – 3.00pm – John Hawker.

Ambulances parked

A man has died following an RTC in Shropshire this morning.

The crash occurred on the A49, just outside Church Stretton at around 7.45am.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a pick up truck and a HGV that had been in a serious collision. Both vehicles had suffered significant damage.

“Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save the man driving the pick up truck, and sadly he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The man driving the HGV was checked over at the scene by ambulance crews but was not injured.”

Ends

We have no further details on this incident.

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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