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Man taken to hospital after lorry and car crash near Market Drayton

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A manwas taken to hospital after a crash between a car and a lorry near Market Drayton this morning.

The driver of the car, beleived to be in his 40s, suffered face, hand and neck injuries following the crash which happened on the A41 near Hinstock.

It happened at about 9.20am today and caused the road to be closed for several hours.

Firefighters from Market Drayton, Newport and Wellington were called to the scene and helped free the man from his car.

Jamie Arrowsmith, spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "We were called at 9.26am to reports of a collision between a HGV and car.

"One patient, a man in his 40s from the car, had to be cut free, more of a result of the collision rather than his injuries.

"He had injuries to his face, hand and neck pain. He was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

"One ambulance and a paramedic area support officer were on scene."

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