EMERGENCY services crews rescued a person from a convertible vehicle following a "challenging" incident in Oswestry.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS), together with the police and ambulance crews were called out to the B4580 on Friday, November 17 at 8.53pm.

The vehicle was found in a field, having left the roadway.

A spokesperson for SFRS said: “Our fire crews faced challenging conditions as they located a convertible car that had left the road and landed in a field.


“Despite the difficulties crews from Ellesmere, Oswestry, and Wellington, equipped with holmatro tools, successfully rescued one individual from the wreckage.”

Two fire appliances including the Rescue Tender were mobilised from Ellesmere, Oswestry and Wellington.

An operations officer was also in attendance

Police handled road closures and traffic while the land ambulance service offered crucial care to the victim.

The spokesperson added: “A huge thanks to the police for managing road closures, traffic, and vehicle recovery, ensuring everyone's safety.

“The collaborative effort showcased the resilience and professionalism of our emergency services.

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“Special thanks to the Land Ambulance Service for providing essential care to the released individual.

"Our thoughts are with the rescued person."

A stop message, confirming no further assistance was needed, was sent to control over two hours later at 11.11pm.