Air ambulance lands in Market Drayton as police close road

By Nick Humphreys | Market Drayton | News | Published: | Last Updated:

An air ambulance was sent to a police incident on a busy stretch of road in Market Drayton.

Major delays were caused on the A53 and there was congestion on surrounding roads after police closed the road between the Tern Hill and Muller roundabouts on Saturday.

The nature of the incident is not yet known. The fire service were not sent to the incident.

Market Drayton SNT said at 5pm: "A53 closed between Tern Hill roundabout and Mullers roundabout. Police on scene at this time."

Helistig, an air ambulance pilot, said: "Helimed near Market Drayton with West Midlands Ambulance Service. Our thanks to West Mercia Police for making the crew’s exit out of the field significantly easier. And for their, and the bystanders help on scene."

West Mercia Police and West Midlands Ambulance Service have been contacted for more details.

Nick Humphreys

By Nick Humphreys
Senior Reporter

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star focusing on Shrewsbury.

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