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Driver runs away after smash on Telford street

By Nick Humphreys | Oakengates | News | Published:

A driver fled after being involved in a crash with a Bentley on a residential street in Telford this afternoon.

A luxury Bentley was involved in the crash. Picture: Telford Cops

Police are looking for the driver of a red car who ran away after the two-vehicle smash on Stafford Road, near Oakengates, at around 4.30pm.

It is not yet known if anyone suffered serious injuries.

The road was closed while emergency services worked at the scene, with fire crews and paramedics joining police at the crash.

Telford Cops said: They said: "RTC on Stafford Road near Oakengates. Road blocked please avoid.

"Driver of red car fled the scene. Did you witness them running on Stafford Road? Call us and quote OIS 444S 170620."

Fire crews were called just after the incident happened to reports of persons trapped after a road traffic collision, but all occupants were out by the time they arrived.

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A Shropshire Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "Two fire appliances were mobilised from Telford Central and Wellington.

"An operations officer was in attendance. Crews made the vehicles safe."

They left the scene just before 4.50pm.

Nick Humphreys

By Nick Humphreys
Senior Reporter

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star focusing on Shrewsbury.

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