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Two taken to hospital after A49 crash near Ludlow

By Aimee Jones | Ludlow | News | Published:

Two people were taken to hospital after a crash on the A49 near Ludlow which saw a car mount an embankment and end up in a hedge.

The crash scene. Photo: West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Drivers faced lengthy delays on Monday evening following a three-vehicle collision between Ludlow and Ashford Bowdler.

Emergency services were called to the scene at about 5.15pm and two patients were taken to hospital for treatment.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We sent two ambulances and a paramedic officer to the scene. An 18-year-old man who was a passenger in one of the cars was complaining of neck pain. He was given pain relief and taken to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

"A 34-year-old woman, who was in the car which went up an embankment and ended up in a hedge, was taken to a hospital in Herefordshire as a precaution."

The road was closed temporarily while the cars were recovered and engine oil was cleared off the carriageway.

Aimee Jones

By Aimee Jones
@aimeejones_star

News reporter based at the Shropshire Star's Shrewsbury office, covering North Shropshire, including Ellesmere, Whitchurch and Wem.

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