Serious Collision in Shropshire

Shaunna Farley – Tuesday 16th May 2023 – 3.45pm.

Three patients have been taken to hospital, two with life threatening injuries after a collision in Winnington Green, nearby to the Welsh border this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a road traffic collision involving a car and a lorry on the A458 Middletown Welshpool, Shrewsbury at 11.04am today.

Three ambulances, one paramedic officer, the Midland Air Ambulance from Cosford, the Midland Air Ambulance from Tatenhill and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival at the scene we found three patients who were a woman and a child from the car and a man who was the driver of the lorry.

“The woman who was the driver of the car was extricated from the vehicle by the fire service. She was assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained life threatening injuries.

“The child who was a passenger in the car was assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained life-threatening injuries.

“Ambulance staff administered advanced trauma care to them both at the scene.

“The woman was conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital by air and the child was conveyed by air to Birmingham Children’s Hospital by air for further treatment. ”

“The driver of the lorry had sustained serious injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening injuries. He received treatment from ambulance staff at the scene.

“He was conveyed to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further assessment.”


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