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Two taken to major trauma centre

Murray MacGregor – Thursday 10th August 2023 – 4.05pm.  

Two women have been taken to a major trauma centre after a two car collision in Buildwas, near Telford.   

The crash happened at the junction of Buildwas Road and Buildwas Bank at just before 11.30am on Thursday.  

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, the MERIT Trauma Doctor and Critical Care Paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were sent to the scene.  

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found two cars that had suffered significant damage.  

“A middle aged woman from the first car was assessed and treated at the scene before being airlifted to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital with potentially serious injuries.  

“A second middle aged woman from the other car had also suffered potentially serious injuries and was taken to the same MTC by land ambulance.  

“A second woman from the second car was unhurt and did not require medical attention.”    


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