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Emergency services sent to reports of car crashing into garden wall and scaffolding

Emergency services were scrambled after a car crashed into a garden wall and scaffolding.

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Firefighters put up a cordon around the property in Brownlow Street, Whitchurch, after being called on Tuesday at about 11.30am.

A spokesperson for Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service said it was a "road traffic collision involving saloon car in collision with garden wall and scaffolding. No persons trapped. Cordon put in place by fire crew".

The service sent four appliances from Prees, Wellington, Wem and Whitchurch to deal with the incident.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a car that had crashed into a wall on Brownlow Street at 11.39am this morning.

"One ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, a woman, the driver of the car.

"She was assessed and treated for minor injuries before being discharged at the scene."

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said officers were called to the scene of a collision between a car being driven by an "elderly lady" and a wall and some scaffolding on Brownlow Street in Whitchurch at around midday today.

"The fire service and ambulance were in attendance.

"Police were asked to help redirect traffic while the vehicle was recovered and a scaffolding firm re-erected scaffolding."

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