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Fatal crash in Telford

A man has died after a collision involving two cars in Telford last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 7.07pm to Watling Street in Redhill and sent two ambulances, two paramedic officers, the Air Ambulance Critical Care Car from Cosford and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman says: “On arrival, crews found three patients.

“The first patient, a man, was in a critical condition.

“He was removed from the vehicle with the assistance of fire colleagues and ambulance staff immediately began administering advanced life support but sadly, despite everyone’s best efforts, he could not be saved and was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A second man from the same car was already out of the vehicle.

“He was treated for potentially serious injuries before being conveyed on blue lights via land ambulance to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further treatment.

“A third man, the driver of the second vehicle, was removed from the car with assistance from fire colleagues and treated by medics for serious injuries.

“He was taken via land ambulance to Royal Stoke University Hospital.”

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