Man put into coma and one arrested after horrific two-vehicle crash

Written by on September 5, 2019

Medics were forced to put a man into an induced coma after a serious two-vehicle crash saw a driver from the Black Country arrested.

West Mercia Police is appealing for information after the horror smash in Castle Farm Way, Telford, at 11.10am on Monday, September 2.

A Silver Toyota Yaris was travelling along Salisbury Avenue before arriving at the junction with Castle Farm Way A4640.

At the junction the Toyota was in collision with a white Mercedes Sprinter van travelling along Castle Farm Way heading in the direction of the M54, J4.

 
The driver of the Toyota, a man in his 60s from Telford, suffered serious chest injuries and was taken to North Staffordshire University Hospital via Air Ambulance.  He is currently in an induced coma in a serious but stable condition.

The passenger in the Toyota, a man in his 60s from Cannock, suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the van, a man in his 40s from Oldbury suffered minor cuts and bruises. He was arrested at the scene for providing a positive drugs test and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

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Officers investigating the collision are appealing for witnesses to the collision to call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident 231S of September 2, 2019.

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From: https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/black-country/man-put-coma-one-arrested-16868177


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