B4499 Shropshire: Driver dies and passenger hurt in two-car crash

A driver died after losing control of their car and hitting an oncoming vehicle, police said.

A Vauxhall Corsa was travelling on the B4499 towards Westbury, near Minsterley, when its driver lost control and hit a Land Rover Freelander, officers said.

The Corsa driver died at the scene and the passenger was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The crash happened adjacent to Park Farm at 15:45 GMT on Friday.

The Corsa passenger was taken to the Royal Stoke Hospital.

West Mercia Police is appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage.

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