A teenager has died and another has been taken to hospital after a road traffic collision near Much Wenlock last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 6.11pm to the B4376 and sent two ambulances, two paramedic officers, the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car from Cosford to the scene.

A Community First Responder was also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman says: “On arrival, crews found one car had come off the road and crashed into a tree.

“The female passenger was in a critical condition and ambulance staff immediately began administering advanced life support but sadly, despite everyone’s best efforts, she could not be saved and was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The male driver was treated by medics for injuries not believed to be serious before being conveyed to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further treatment.”