EMERGENCY services were called to a crash near Whitchurch today in which a man and a woman were left in the care of ambulance crews.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) received a call about an incident in Post Office Lane, Coton, Whitchurch at around 1.03pm this afternoon, Wednesday, October 11.

Two fire appliances were mobilised at the scene, alongside the police and ambulance teams.


A spokesperson from SFRS said: “Crews from Wem and Prees attended and used small cutting equipment to release two people from the car, a man and woman both believed to be in their 70s.

"We do not believe they suffered any serious injuries but both casualties were left in the care of the ambulance service."

The fire service is urging motorists to drive carefully due to the yellow weather warning.

"We would like to take this opportunity to urge motorists to take extra care on the roads during the adverse weather conditions.

"A yellow weather warning has been released and therefore we encourage drivers to slow down and drive with extra caution."

The road traffic collision involved a car and a tractor.

A stop message, to confirm no further assistance was needed, was sent to control at 1.26pm.

A spokesperson from West Mercia Police added: "At around 1pm today, (Wednesday 11 October) officers were called to a collision involving a tractor and a vehicle by Post Office Lane, in Whitchurch.

"No one was injured and no one has been arrested."

A paramedic officer was sent to the scene where, on arrival, they found a tractor and a car had been involved in a collision.

A spokesperson from West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We assessed the two occupants of the car, a man and a woman, but they were not injured and so were given self-care advice and discharged at the scene."