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Heavy traffic after two-vehicle crash near Shrewsbury

People were reported to be trapped in a two-vehicle crash near a Shropshire beauty spot.

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Haughton Crossroads. Picture: Google Maps

Two fire crews from Shrewsbury were scrambled to Uffington, near Haughmond Hill, at 7.41am on Tuesday.

However, when they arrived they found no persons were trapped in the collision.

A spokesman for Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service said: "On arrival of fire service, no persons were trapped. Crews used small gear to make the vehicles safe."

The fire service sent its incident stop message at 7.59am.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a road traffic collision on the B5062 in Uffington, Shrewsbury at 7.37am.

"Two ambulances and two paramedic officers were sent to the scene, however, we were cancelled by police prior to arrival as our attendance was no longer required."

AA Traffic News had reported heavy traffic on the B5062 both ways from Haughton Crossroads to Upton Magna turn off at the time.

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