Road worker seriously injured as he is hit by car in fog near Bridgnorth

By Lucy Todman | Much Wenlock | News | Published: | Last Updated:

A road maintenance worker suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a car in thick fog while working on a busy road near Bridgnorth.

The 56-year-old man was rushed to hospital after being hit by a car on the A458 between Much Wenlock and Bridgnorth, just before 11am on Wednesday.

Two ambulances were sent to the scene and the casualty received trauma care before being taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further treatment.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 10.58am to reports of a road traffic accident involving a car and a pedestrian.

"Two ambulances attended and treated one man, the pedestrian, who had sustained serious injuries.

"He was given trauma care at the scene before being taken to the QE on blue lights."

It is understood the man sustained a broken leg, broken arm and facial injuries.

Police said the road was very foggy at the time the collision took place.

Lucy Todman

By Lucy Todman

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star and Shrewsbury Chronicle based in Shrewsbury.

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