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Biker, 17, killed in crash involving car and group of motorcycles on Shrewsbury to Welshpool road

A 17-year-old has been killed in a crash involving a car and a group of motorbikes.

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The crash happened just after midnight on Sunday on the A458 between Rowton junction and Cardeston Park.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: "The collision happened this morning (1 October) just after midnight when a grey Range Rover has collided with a group of motorbikes.

"One motorcyclist has sustained serious injuries and sadly another, a 17-year-old, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin has been informed.

"Officers carrying out enquiries into the collision are appealing for witnesses, including any motorists on the road around the time of the collision with dash-cam footage."

The road was closed for more than 12 hours, not reopening until around 1.20pm.

The police log for the incident is 2-i-01102023.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC O’Conner by email or by calling 07870154668.

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