Man rescued as car goes over verge and overturns in south Shropshire

By Charlotte Bentley | Cleobury Mortimer | Transport | Published:

A man was rescued from an overturned car which had gone over a verge at a holiday park in south Shropshire this afternoon.

Fire crews from Cleobury Mortimer, Ludlow and Wellington, and the West Midlands Ambulance Service attended an incident at Ditton Hill Holiday Park, Cleobury Mortimer, at around 3.40pm.

A spokesperson from the West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports that a car had gone over a verge and was at risk of going into a brook at Ditton Mill Holiday Park, Cleobury Mortimer at 3.40pm.

"An ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

"The car had not crashed but rolled there before overturning, with a man inside.

"He was helped free from the vehicle by firefighters.

"The man refused any assessment from ambulance staff as he said he wasn’t hurt."

Charlotte Bentley

By Charlotte Bentley
Community Reporter - @CharlotteB_Star

Community Reporter at the Shropshire Star, helping under-represented communities to find a voice in Shropshire and Mid Wales. Contact me at

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