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Two people in hospital after crash near Welsh border

Two people have been taken to hospital after a serious crash on the Shropshire-Wales border.

A woman in her 50s had to be cut free from the car she was driving after the crash, which happened at the junction of the A4113 and Pitts Lane at Stowe, between Knighton and Bucknell, shortly before 7.25am today.

The scene of the crash on the Shropshire-Wales border today Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

She was airlifted to Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital for treatment for a number of fractures and pain in her chest and abdomen.

The other driver, a man in his 20s, had managed to get himself out of his car but had suffered an injury to his face. He was taken to Hereford County Hospital as a precaution.

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