Fatal RTC

Sunday 24th January 2016 – 7.45am – John Hawker.

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A man has died and two others have been injured following an RTC in Shropshire in the early hours of this morning.

The incident occurred on the A41, near to the Bell public house, Tong, Shifnal at around 1.00am.  A rapid response vehicle, three ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Trusts MERIT Team attended the scene.  The Police and Fire service were also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two vehicles that had been in significant collision.

“One man had suffered multiple serious injuries in the crash and was in traumatic cardiac arrest at the scene.  Advanced life support was immediately carried out by medics but unfortunately, despite everyone’s best efforts, nothing could be done to save him and sadly he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A second man suffered head and leg injuries in the crash and received advanced trauma care at the scene of the incident.  He was then transferred to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further emergency treatment.

“A third man was treated at the scene for multiple minor injuries.  Following treatment the man was transferred to Princess Royal hospital for further emergency care.”




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