Woman taken to hospital after crash with van near Newport

By Rob Smith | Newport | News | Published:

A 19-year-old woman was taken to hospital after her car ended up on its side in a crash with a van near Newport.

The crash involved a Mini and a parked Transit van in School Road, Edgmond, at 11pm on Tuesday.

Two fire engines as well as a rescue vehicle were sent to the scene from Newport and Wellington.

Jamie Arrowsmith, spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "We were called to reports of a two-car road traffic collision on School Road at 10.56pm last night.

"We arrived to find a car on its side and one patient, a 19-year-old woman who had managed to get herself out of the car. She was fully conscious and treated for injuries to her face, before being taken to Princess Royal Hospital."

West Mercia Police spokeswoman Hazel Nicholas said: "Police were called to a single vehicle collision that occurred when a white Mini three door saloon travelling on School Road was in collision with a van parked in the road.

"An ambulance was called and the female driver of the Mini was taken to Princess Royal Hospital for further assessment and treatment."

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Rob Smith

By Rob Smith

Reporter for the Shropshire Star based at Ketley in Telford.


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