Two seriously injured in south Shropshire crash

By Lucy Todman | South Shropshire | News | Published:

Two people were injured when a motorcycle and a car crashed on the A49 in south Shropshire.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the collision in Craven Arms on Sunday.

The collision happened around 8.50am morning between a motorbike and car on the A49 between Marshbrook and Upper Affcot. The motorbike was travelling southbound towards Craven Arms when, for reasons yet to be established, it crossed onto the northbound carriageway and collided with a car.

The rider of the motorbike, a man in his 50s and the driver of the car, a woman in her 70s, were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Enquires are on-going and police are appealing for witnesses, including any motorists who were in the area and have dash cam footage.

Anyone with information should call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 240s 040819.

Lucy Todman

By Lucy Todman

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star and Shrewsbury Chronicle based in Shrewsbury.

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