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Search for missing 14-year-old boy from Shrewsbury

Ben Webster Credit: West Mercia Police

Police searching for a missing 14-year-old boy from Shrewsbury are appealing for information.

Ben Webster was last seen in Sundorne Road, heading towards Ditherington, at around 2pm on Tuesday 9 May.

Ben is white, 5 foot 6 inches tall, slim build, with short untidy brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a pair of burgundy trousers, grey and burgundy Nike top, black shirt with white and black shoes.


Woman in major trauma centre after car ends up vertical in crash

The car ended up vertical in a hedge Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A woman has been taken to a major trauma centre after a car ended up vertical against a hedge.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said she was 'ejected' from the car.

The crash happened on the A5 between Shrewsbury and Telford at Uffington yesterday morning (3rd May).

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:

On arrival, the ambulance crew found an off-duty paramedic and an off-duty police officer assisting the woman.

The 57-year-old woman driving had suffered abrasions to her right arm, pain in chest, abdomen and back and a cut to the back of her head.

After being assessed at the scene, she was given pain relief, immobilised and taken to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman
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