Woman injured in traffic accident near Clun

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A WOMAN has suffered serious injuries following an RTC in south Shropshire.

The accident occurred on the B4368, near to Clun, at around 9.50am yesterday morning.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

John Hawker, a West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman, said: “Crews arrived to find a woman, believed to be in her sixties, trapped in her vehicle after being in collision with another car.

“The woman received emergency treatment for her serious injuries while still trapped. She was extricated from the vehicle with the help of the fire service and was transferred to the Air Ambulance which had landed in a field adjacent to the road.

“Unfortunately, the woman went into cardiac arrest at the scene but was successfully resuscitated by medics.

“The woman was then airlifted to University Hospital North Staffordshire for further emergency treatment. Unfortunately, her injuries were extremely serious.”

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