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Driver sustained minor injuries after a bus and two cars collided

A car driver sustained minor injuries in a collision with a bus in Telford in Shropshire.

The driver sustained minor injuries. Credit: Google Maps

On Monday morning the Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service received a call reporting that a road traffic collision in Wellington.

The incident involved one single decker bus and two small cars. One casualty was trapped in one of the cars, and was rescued using hydraulic cutting equipment.

Four fire appliances including the Rescue Tender were mobilised from Telford Central and Wellington. An Operations officer was in attendance.

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


Man killed in house fire

Emergency services were called to a house on Westbury Road at 5.45pm. Credit: Google Maps

A man has died after a house fire in Shrewsbury.

Emergency services were called to a house on Westbury Road at 5.45pm. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Emergency services were called to a house on Westbury Road at 5.45pm. Credit: Google Maps

A second man, who went into the house after discovering the fire, suffered mild smoke inhalation and was given oxygen therapy by paramedics before being taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Arrest following armed incident in Shrewsbury

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on Sundorne Road in Shrewsbury on suspicion of firearms offences.

At around 10.00am today police were called to the incident near a wooded area by Pimley Manor, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury. The operation involved armed officers, police negotiators and unarmed officers.

No shots were fired and the incident was contained and safely concluded.

The incident was dealt with very professionally and we have tried to minimise disruption to the wider local community.

Officers remain at the scene and will be providing reassurance to the local community that there is no continuing threat.

– Superintendent David McWilliam


Police appeal over missing Shropshire teenage girl

Melissa Bowles was last seen in Oswestry Credit: West Mercia Police

Police are appealing for help in finding a missing fourteen-year-old girl from Shropshire.

Melissa Bowles was reported missing from Mainstone in Bishop's Castle near Shrewsbury yesterday. She was last seen in Oswestry in Shropshire at around 9pm.

Melissa is described as white, slim and around 5"7 tall. She has long blonde hair in a ponytail and a nose piercing. She was last seen wearing a green hooded jacket, black leggings and black shoes.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is urged to contact the police on 101.

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