Lorry and two cars in serious crash near Newport

By Rob Smith | Newport | News | Published: | Last Updated:

A stretch of a major road near Newport was closed after a serious crash involving a lorry and three cars.

The A41 was shut between the A518 and A519 access roundabouts after the crash at about 7.10pm on Monday, near the Mere Park Garden Centre.

Drivers were advised to find an alternative route.

Lauren Jeal for West Mercia Police said today: "Police were called to A41 in Newport at 7.10pm yesterday to reports of a collision a lorry and three other vehicles.

"No-one is believed to have suffered any injuries however the road was closed temporarily while the area was made safe and the vehicles were recovered."

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said ambulances attended but that there were no people trapped in their vehicles.

One woman and one man were taken to the Princess Royal Hospital for further checks as a precaution.

Firefighters made the vehicles safe.

Rob Smith

By Rob Smith

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based at Ketley in Telford.

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