Emergency services called out to crashes in Market Drayton, Ludlow and Shrewsbury

By Deborah Hardiman | Market Drayton | News | Published:

Emergency services rushed to help after a vehicle left the road near Market Drayton this morning.

The crash at Hopton. Pic: @SFRS_MDrayton

The accident happened at Hopton near Hodnet at about 5.45am.

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service said no one was trapped and its rescue tender along with crews from Hodnet, Market Drayton and Wellington as well as West Mercia Police and an ambulance.

It is among a series of crashes in the county within the last 12 hours.

In Ludlow, an accident resulted in traffic congestion on the A4117 at Doddington near Ludlow during the rush-hour.

Crews also attended a two-car crash, in Rodefern Lane, Montford Bridge, in Shrewsbury, at about 10pm last night. Crews from the town, Baschurch and Wellington were called to the scene.

Motorists were last night advised to avoid the A5 at Nesscliffe near the Felton Butler traffic island due to a collision shortly before 10.30pm last night.

In Wellington, a car struck a garden wall, in John Broad Avenue, shortly after 4.15pm. The police also attended this incident.

Deborah Hardiman

By Deborah Hardiman

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based out of the head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.

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