Priorslee van crash driver arrested after positive drug test

Priorslee van crash driver arrested after positive drug test

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision that occurred on Castle Farm Way in Telford at 11.10hours on Monday 2 September 2019.

The collision is believed to have occurred when a Silver Toyota Yaris was travelling along Salisbury Avenue before arriving at the junction with Castle Farm Way A4640.

At the junction the Toyota was in collision with a white Mercedes Sprinter van travelling along Castle Farm Way heading in the direction of the M54, J4.

The driver of the Toyota, a man in his 60’s from Telford, suffered serious chest injuries and was taken to North Staffordshire University Hospital via Air Ambulance. He is currently in an induced coma in a serious but stable condition.

The passenger in the Toyota, a man in his 60’s from Cannock, suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the van, a man in his 40’s from Oldbury suffered minor cuts and bruises. He was arrested at the scene for providing a positive drugs test and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

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