An Air Ambulance has had to attend to a casualty at a crash near Whitchurch.

Emergency services were called to a serious crash on Station Road between Prees and Coton this evening (January 6) which required an Air Ambulance to attend a casualty at the scene.

Crews from the West Midlands Ambulance Service, the West Midlands Air Ambulance, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and West Mercia Police were called out to the crash at around 4pm.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue confirmed that cutting tools were required at the scene to release on of the people trapped in the vehicles.

A casualty who was involved in the crash appears to have been seriously injured and required the attendance of the West Midlands Air Ambulance.


A spokesperson for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "At 4.03pm on Saturday, January 6, 2024, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Fire Control received a call reporting that a Road Traffic Collision had taken place.

"Four fire appliances including the Rescue Tender were mobilised from Wellington, Wem and Whitchurch. An Operations officer was in attendance."

"Crews used Cutters/Spreaders to deal with the incident.

"Also at the scene of the incident were: the Air Ambulance, the Land Ambulance Service and the Police.

" The road traffic collision involved two vehicles, one causality is now in care of the ambulance."