Driver and dog escape serious injury as car ends up in ditch near Oswestry

By Sue Austin | Gobowen | News | Published:

A security van driver and his dog escaped serious injury when he car ended up in a ditch near Oswestry.

The accident near Gobowen

Police praised other drivers who stopped to help the man before emergency services arrived.

The accident happened at 2.30pm on Wednesday on the Whittington Road just outside Gobowen, when the security firm vehicle left the road and came to stop down a ditch and in a hedge.

Murray McGregor, from West Midlands Ambulance Service, said the driver of the car, a 32-year-old-man was very shaken by the accident.

"He had a sore head but did not want to go to hospital," he said.

The security dog in the rear of the vehicle was also believed to have suffered no serious injuries.

Sue Austin

By Sue Austin
Chief Reporter

Chief reporter of the Oswestry/Mid Wales office. Keen to hear your news.


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