Car ends up on its roof in crash on A49 near Church Stretton

One person was assessed by the ambulance service after a crash on the A49 near Church Stretton.

The A49 at Leebotwood. Picture: Google
The A49 at Leebotwood. Picture: Google

A fire crew from Church Stretton was scrambled to Leebotwood at 2.38pm on Wednesdayto a report of a road traffic collision.

When they arrived they found a crash involving one car. The land ambulance service and the police were also at the scene.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a car on its roof on the A49 at 2.29pm.

"One ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, who got themselves out of the car.

"Following assessment, the patient was able to be discharged at the scene."

The fire crew made the vehicle safe before sending their incident stop message at 2.53pm.

A spokesman for West Mercia Police said: "We were called shortly before 2.30pm on Wednesday August 3 following reports of a car that had collided with a lamppost on the A49 Shropshire, near to Leebotwood.

"Officers were in attendance alongside colleagues from the ambulance and fire services.

"There were no reported injuries and no one has been arrested."

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