A woman was trapped for about an hour after a crash on a country road

Wednesday 21st September 2016 – 11.47am – Murray MacGregor.

A woman was trapped for about an hour after a car and van were involved in a collision on a rural road.

It happened on the A488 From Nags Head To Plealey to the south west of Shrewsbury at about 6.20pm on Tuesday night.

An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews found a silver Ford Fiesta with significant rear end damage. A blue van had front end damage.

“A 29 year old woman who was in the front passenger seat of the car had chest and back injuries.  Working with firefighters, it took about an hour to free her.  She was taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

“A man and two children in the car were also assessed but did not need hospital treatment

“The man driving the van had been taken to a nearby property where he too was assessed but also did not need hospital treatment.”



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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