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Tree falls onto pedestrian in Market Drayton

By Aimee Jones | Market Drayton | News | Published:

A pedestrian was taken to hospital today after a tree fell down in Market Drayton

Pic: @MDraytonCops

Paramedics said the woman was "lucky to be alive" after sustaining serious injuries.

Emergency services, including the Midlands Air Ambulance, were called to reports of a person trapped under a fallen tree on Frogmore Road at 11.39am.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service sent three crews from Market Drayton, Hodnet and Wellington.

They used electric saws and hand saws to free a who was then taken to hospital via ambulance.

The footpath between B&M and the library was closed for the tree to be cleared.

Aimee Jones

By Aimee Jones
@aimeejones_star

News reporter based at the Shropshire Star's Shrewsbury office, covering North Shropshire, including Ellesmere, Whitchurch and Wem.

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