A5 blocked after car towing hot air balloon baskets turns over

By Deborah Hardiman | Shrewsbury | Transport | Published:

A car and trailer carrying hot air balloon baskets has overturned near Shrewsbury.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene when the incident happened on the A5 near the exit for the A458 at Weeping Cross at about 4:45pm.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said the road was blocked following the smash and crews used winches to make the vehicle safe.

An ambulance was also at the scene.

Deborah Hardiman

By Deborah Hardiman

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based out of the head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.

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