A man was taken to hospital after his car flipped on its side near Oswestry.

Emergency services had to free a man from his car this morning (May 24) after it overturned in Knockin Heath near the Wolfshead roundabout.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue, West Mercia Police and the West Midlands Ambulance Service were all called to the scene after the car had “come to a rest on the roadside verge”.

The fire service confirmed that this required freeing the man from the car.


A Spokesperson for Shropshire Fire and Rescue said: “At 08.55am on Friday, May 24, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Fire Control received a call reporting that a Road Traffic Collision had taken place in Knockin Heath.

“Two fire appliances including the Rescue Tender were mobilised from Baschurch, Oswestry and Wellington. An Operations officer was in attendance.

“The Road Traffic Collison involved one car which come to rest in on its side in a roadside verge.”

West Midlands Ambulance Service said that there was only one man in the vehicle who is was taken to hospital for what are thought to be not life threatening injuries.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to a single-vehicle Road Traffic Collision on the B4396 in Knockin Heath at 9.03am, one ambulance attended.

“On arrival we discovered a car that had come to rest on its side and one patient, a man.

“He was treated for injuries not believed to be serious before being taken to Princess Royal Hospital Telford, for further assessment.”