Crash shuts busy Telford road

By Nick Humphreys | Donnington | News | Published:

A busy Telford road was shut after a serious crash this afternoon.

The damaged car after crashing in Telford. Picture: Telford Cops

The one-vehicle smash happened on the A518 between Hortonwood and the Gun Island, Donnington, shortly before 2.50pm.

Nobody was trapped in the car, which was left with serious damage to its front end.

The extent of any injuries is not yet known.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "At 2.52pm we received a call reporting a fire classified as car fire in Telford.

"One fire appliance was mobilised from Wellington.

"Reports from police of vehicle smoking as a result of road traffic collision.

"Incident involved one saloon vehicle. No persons trapped and fire crews made vehicle safe."

Telford Cops shared a picture of the damaged car and said: "Road closed A518 between Hortonwood and the Gun Island, Donnington. Road will be closed for sometime.

Nick Humphreys

By Nick Humphreys
Senior Reporter

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star focusing on Shrewsbury.

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