A cyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a collision with a car yesterday afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Longford Road Junction in Newport shortly after 2.20pm and sent an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance to the scene.
More than 300 students will watch a car crash 'victim' released from the wreckage of a vehicle by firefighters at a road safety education event in Newport today.
The demonstration in front of students aged 18 to 25 will be staged at Harper Adams University this evening by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Martin Richardson, Crew Manager at Newport Fire Station, will provide a live commentary for students as a team of eight firefighters carry out the extrication to simulate what happens in a real road traffic collision.
He said excess speed, misuse of alcohol and drugs, peer pressure, mobile phones and poor car maintenance were the main reasons behind the high number of road crashes among men in the 17 to 29 age group.
The Environment Agency have said they are responding to a 'potential pollution incident' in Newport in Shropshire.
A crash involving a school coach and a silver Mercedes happened on the A41 near the Perton crossroads just after 8.05am. Some children suffered minor injuries according to Staffordshire police but none requiring medical treatment.
The bus was believed to be a Hills coach carrying children to Adams Grammar School in Newport.
The driver of the Mercedes and the driver of the bus suffered slight injuries and are being assessed by paramedics at the scene.
Police officers have notified the school so parents can be informed and alternative transport has been arranged to get the children to school.
The collision is currently blocking the road and motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.
A41 in Newport in Shropshire has re-opened in both directions after an earlier accident between Forton Road and A53 the A43.
The A41 in Newport in Shropshire is closed because of an accident between Forton Road and the A53.