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Car flips onto side as driver rides verge in passing attempt on narrow lane

A car flipped on to its side after its driver mounted the verge as two vehicles tried to pass each other on a narrow Shropshire lane.

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Firefighters from Much Wenlock were called to Longville in the Dale, near Much Wenlock, at 12.33pm on Friday.

A spokesperson for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Road Traffic Collision was caused by two vehicles passing on a narrow lane resulting in one car riding the verge and landing on its side."

The fire crew made the vehicle safe by using small gear and their part in the incident was declared over at 12.59pm.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: "We received a call around 11.45am this morningwith a report of a vehicle on its side at the Plaish Park Junction to Day House Farm Junction.

"Officers attended to assist with traffic and recovery."

Police reported that there were no injuries to report.

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