Two men injured in crash which closed A483 at Oswestry for five hours

By Jonny Drury | Oswestry | News | Published:

Police are investigating a crash that saw two 18-year-old men injured when a car hit a kerb and end up in a nearby field.

The A483 was closed from the junction of the A495. Picture: Google StreetView

It happened on the A483 Llynclys to Pant road near Oswestry at 2.10am on Saturday and involved a blue Land Rover Discovery.

The vehicle is understood to have hit the kerb, left the carriageway, collided and ended up in a field.

The passenger and the driver of the Land Rover - both 18-year-old men - suffered injuries that were not believed to be life-changing.

The road was closed in both directions between the A495 at Llynclys and the B4398 at Pant for over five hours.

Enquiries are ongoing but police would like to speak with any witnesses to the incident or people who saw the vehicle and the manner in which it was being driven prior to the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident number 70S of 18 November. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Jonny Drury

By Jonny Drury

Senior reporter covering Oswestry and Mid Wales.

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