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Man dies and two injured following head on collision

A man has died after a head on collision which left two other people injured. The crash happened this afternoon on the A458 between Cressage and Cound in Shropshire.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:

“On arrival crews found a car and a 4×4 vehicle that had suffered severe damage and was on its roof. Tragically, it was not possible to save the life of the driver of the car, a man, and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman.

A 62 year old woman who was the front seat passenger was taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital by ambulance. The 76 year old man, who was the only occupant of the 4×4, suffered head and facial injuries.