Two hurt in crash between van and car near Much Wenlock

Two people were hurt after a crash between a car and a van this morning.

The collision happened shortly after 11am at Wood Lane, Broomcroft, off the A458 at Cressage, near Much Wenlock.

Two men sustained minor injuries at the scene, with one being taken to hospital.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We were called to reports of an RTC near Broomcroft just after 11am. An ambulance and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene where, on arrival, crews discovered a van and a car had been involved in a collision.

"The driver of the van, a man, was treated by ambulance staff for minor injuries and taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further treatment. The driver of the car, also a man, was also treated for minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment and so was discharged at the scene."

All three emergency services were sent to the scene. No-one was trapped in the vehicles, the fire service said.

A Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "At 11.07am on Thursday, August 24, SFRS Fire Control received a call reporting that a road traffic collision had taken place in Much Wenlock. No persons trapped. Vehicles made safe by crew."

One fire engine was sent to the scene from Shrewsbury. An operations officer was in attendance.

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