Four-car crash closes A5

By Dominic Robertson | Gobowen | News | Published: | Last Updated:

The A5 at Gobowen has been closed by police after a four-car crash.

The fire service were called to help at the scene

The smash took place shortly before 2.30pm, and the road was shut between the Gledrid and Gobowen roundabouts.

Writing on Twitter Oswestry's Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team said: "Multiple vehicle RTC A5/A483. Road closed between Gledrid & Gobowen roundabouts."

Jordan Eggington, a spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 2:15pm to reports of a three-vehicle collision on the A5 in Selattyn and Gobowen.

"We sent the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford and a land ambulance to the scene. We treated two patients for minor injuries who were both discharged at the scene.”

The fire service confirmed there had been four vehicles involved and that it had attended to make them "electrically safe".

Chirk Councillor Gareth Baines also took to Twitter to warn people to avoid the area.

He said: "Gledrid A5 currently closed following a RTA, please avoid."

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