Car smashes through fence on Telford main road

A man had to be cut free from his vehicle after crashing through a fence in Telford.

A442 Trench Lock. Pic: Google Street View
A442 Trench Lock. Pic: Google Street View

The incident happened on the A442 Trench Lock shortly before 7.55pm yesterday.

It involved a car which left the road and smashed through a fence and nearby hedging.

The driver, a man, was cut free from the wreckage by the fire service before being taken to Telford's Princess Royal Hospital for injuries not believed to be serious.

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service sent two engines from Telford Central Station and an operations officer.

Fire crews used cutting and spreading equipment to release the man, who was also assessed by the ambulance service.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called at 7.45pm to reports of a car that had left the road and hit a fence on the A442 near to Trench Lock Interchange.

"One ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, a man, who was the driver of the car.

"He was cut out of the car by the fire service before ambulance staff treated him for injuries not believed to be serious.

"He was then transported to Princess Royal Hospital for further assessment."

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