Shropshire Star

'Casualties' reported after three-vehicle crash in Shrewsbury

A number of people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash in Shrewsbury on Saturday evening.

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The collision happened in Whitchurch Road, Harlescott, at about 7.45pm.

Ambulance, police and the fire service were all on the scene.

The road was closed for the emergency services to help the people involved.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said two fire crews and an operations officer went to the scene.

Eyewitnesses said firefighters had to release some of the casualties.

The fire service said crew members made all the vehicles safe.

"All casualties were left in the care of the ambulance service," a spokesperson said.

People were also reported injured in a collision in Hodnet, near Market Drayton.

The alarm was raised at 7.23pm after a vehicle collided with a parked car in The Grove in the village.

A fire crew from Hodnet was quickly on the scene and was able to make both vehicles safe.

A spokesperson for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said the casualties were left in the care of ambulance crews.