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Police appeal for witnesses after man dies following A41 crash involving cars and lorry

A man airlifted to hospital after a crash on the A41 has died, police have said.

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Officers have today appealed for witnesses following the collision involving multiple cars and a HGV on the A41 near Sandford, Whitchurch.

It happened last Wednesday at around 3.10pm.

A West Mercia Police spokesperson said today: "Sadly, a 50-year-old man later died from his injuries in hospital.

"Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or has dashcam footage, is urged to contact PC Andrew Quinn by emailing quoting incident 234 of Wednesday, November 29.

"Alternatively, information can be shared anonymously with the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting"

At the time of the crash the Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said crews were mobilised to the scene to help free a driver who had become trapped after his car collided head-on with the HGV.

A spokesperson for Market Drayton Fire Station said: "One of the cars and the heavy goods vehicle had collided head-on, the car sustained significant damage resulting in the male driver being trapped and critically injured."

The man was taken by air ambulance to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

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