Shropshire

Drivers 'extremely lucky' as lorry and van collide in Wem

Crushed van in Wem Image copyright West Midlands Ambulance Service
Image caption Both the van and lorry driver were trapped in their cabs

Two motorists have been described as being "extremely lucky" not to be seriously injured in a crash in Shropshire.

A lorry driver was trapped for an hour in his cab as fire crews worked to free him after the the collision on the B5065 in Wem.

He was treated for injuries to his face and cuts to his head.

The van driver was also trapped for a short time and treated for face and knee injuries.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman both drivers were extremely lucky not to have suffered more serious injuries.

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