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Pedestrian airlifted to hospital with 'serious injuries' after being hit by car in Oswestry

A woman was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries on Friday morning after being hit by a car in Oswestry.

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The junction where the incident happened, according to police (Image: Google).

The Trefonen Road junction with Old Mapsis Way in Morda was closed early on Friday morning following a collision "involving a pedestrian and car," West Mercia Police said.

Officers said the road would be closed for "several hours" while the collision investigation team carry out their enquiries.

West Midlands Ambulance Service told the Shropshire Star they were called to Trefonen Road at 6.58am, sending two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff discovered a car that had overturned and the pedestrian, a woman, who had suffered serious injuries in the incident.

“They immediately began administering emergency care at the scene before airlifting the patient to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

“The driver of the car, a man, was assessed and discharged at the scene.”