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Man cut from vehicle and flown to hospital after serious Shifnal crash

By Dominic Robertson | Shifnal | News | Published:

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a car crash in Shifnal today.

The Midlands Air Ambulance was called to the scene of the crash on the A4169 this morning.

The fire service and West Midlands Ambulance Service were also called to attend the crash, which involved a van and a car, at around 10.15am at the Wyke junction.

A man was cut free from the car, before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in a helicopter.

The scene of the crash

The fire service and West Midlands Ambulance Service had been called to attend at around 10.15am.

The air ambulance attended the crash

Two fire crews had gone to the scene from the Telford Central station.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival, emergency services found a car and a van that had been involved in a serious collision.

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"The driver of the car, a man, was trapped and had suffered serious injuries. Ambulance staff worked to administer trauma care to the man whilst the fire service worked to carefully release him from the vehicle.

The scene of the crash

“The man was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further emergency care.

“The van driver, a man, was assessed by ambulance staff who found he had sustained minor injuries and was discharged on scene.”

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