Driver trapped after collision on A5/A483 at Oswestry

The driver of a car became trapped in their vehicle following a collision on the A5/A483 at Oswestry today.

The crash which involved a car and a stationary van happened at just before noon between Mile End and Whittington Roundabout.

The driver of the car was cut free by firefighters using Holmatro cutting equipment.

No other persons were injured in the collision.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said:

“We were called at 11.57am to reports of a collision between a car and a stationary van on the A483, near to Mile End Island. One ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

“On arrival, we discovered one patient, a man, who was the driver of the car. The man was cut free by the fire service was treated for multiple injuries, not believed to be life-threatening, before being transported to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital by land ambulance for further assessment.”