Road closed after 'serious' A41 smash

The A41 was closed in Shropshire on Sunday afternoon after a "serious" crash.

The crash happened on Sunday afternoon on the A41 in the Standford Bridge area, near Hinstock.

Police, paramedics and fire crews were all on the scene of the crash which led to the closure of the road from Standford Bridge to Newport in both directions.

It later emerged the crash involved a car and a lorry, resulting the the driver of the car being trapped. He was then freed by firefighters and taken to hospital with "potentially life-changing injuries".

Police told drivers using the route to turn around and find an alternative.

Telford Cops tweeted: "Serious RTC at Stanford Bridge, Newport. Please avoid the area.

West Mercia Police Operations and Communications Centre added: "Police and partner services are dealing with an RTC on A41 Standford Bridge Crossroads at Sambrook, Newport. Road will be closed for some time. Please avoid route."

Councillors recently backed a safety review for that stretch of the A41 after a several serious injuries and deaths.

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