Dog killed in car crash near Craven Arms

A dog died and five people were treated for minor injuries in a road crash in south Shropshire.

Picture: @SouthShropCops
Picture: @SouthShropCops

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the scene of the two-car crash on the A489 near Plowden which happened at around 4.30pm on Sunday and resulted in significant front-end damage to one of the vehicles and left debris in the road.

South Shropshire Police said that one of their officers was dealing with a road traffic collision on the road linking Craven Arms and Churchstoke which "resulted in the sad loss of one the involved parties' dogs", adding that everyone else was treated at the scene.

They thanked the fire crew from Bishop's Castle and West Midlands Ambulance Service.

A spokesperson for WMAS said: "We were called to reports of a two-car road traffic collision on the A489 at 4.29pm, one ambulance attended the scene.

"We assessed five patients, all of whom had minor injuries and all of whom were discharged at the scene."

A fire crew from Bishop's Castle was called at 4.32pm to make the vehicles, one of which was a Range Rover Velar, safe.

The Range Rover Velar after the crash on the A489. Photo: @SouthShropsCops

The crew used small gear to make both cars electrically safe.

A spokesperson said that no persons were trapped.

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service control reported that they received the incident stop message at 5.45pm.

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