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Driver, 82, dies after car hits wall at junction in rural Shropshire

An 82-year-old man has died in a crash at a road junction between Shrewsbury and Montgomery.

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The crash happened at the junction of the B4386 and the B4499. Photo: Google

Emergency services were called to the junction of the B4386 and the B4499 at Brockton, near Minsterley, soon after 4pm on Thursday.

The 82-year-old driver, from Sarn, Montgomeryshire, died after the brown Dacia he was driving hit a wall at the junction.

Jamie Arrowsmith of the West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "One ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene. On arrival we discovered one male patient, the driver of the car.

"Sadly, it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene."

The B4386 was closed for some time after the crash, with police advising drivers to find alternative routes.

Police say the man was travelling westbound when the crash occurred at about 4pm. No other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

West Mercia Police has urged anyone who saw the incident or captured it on dash cam to get in touch.

Visit or call 101 quoting incident 414 of October 20.

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