Car ends up vertical after crash

Wednesday 3rd May 2017 – 10.27am – Murray MacGregor.

A woman has been taken to a major trauma centre after being ejected from a car which ended up vertical against a hedge.

The crash happened on the A5 between Shrewsbury and Telford at Uffington at around 6.25am this morning, Wednesday.

An ambulance was sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, the ambulance crew found an off-duty paramedic and an off-duty police officer assisting the woman.

“The car had come to rest against a hedge in a vertical position.

“The 57-year-old woman driving had suffered abrasions to her right arm, pain in chest, abdomen and back and a cut to the back of her head.

“After being assessed at the scene, she was given pain relief, immobilised and taken to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital.”

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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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