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Road traffic collision between car and horsebox

A120, Dunmow
26/11/2017 @ 17:43
Incident Number: 67538
In attendance: 1 x Stansted, 1 x Newport, 2x Dunmow, 1 x Great Baddow, 2 x South Woodham Ferrers (1 x Animal Resuce Unit)


Crews were called to a road traffic collision on the A120 between Stansted and Dunmow involving two vehicles, one of which was carrying two horses. 

On arrival firefighters reported that one man was trapped in his vehicle and that two horses were trapped in the horsebox, which was still on all four wheels.

Firefighters worked to release the man from his car and left him in the care of the Ambulance Service.

ECFRS' Animal Rescue Unit worked with a vet and the horses' owner to assess the condition of the animals and released them into the care of the vet at 7.35pm. 

 

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