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Road traffic collision - two buses

High Road, North Weald
20/11/2013 @ 16:33
Incident Number: 21323
In attendance: 1 x Epping, 1 x Ongar, 1 x Harlow


Fire crews have been called to a road traffic collision involving two buses.  One man is trapped on one of the vehicles and a teenage girl is trapped on the other.  Firefighters are working to release the casualties.

Update 17:20hrs: Crews are using specialist cutting equipment to free the two casualties. 

At 17:34 hrs, crews reported that the female casualty had been released and left in the care of the Ambulance Service. Rescue operations continue to free the second casualty. Firefighters report around 20 walking wounded who are being checked over at nearby St Margarets Hospital.

The second casualty was released by 18:08 hrs and also left in the care of the Ambulance Service.

 







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