Road traffic collision: man and woman rescued
Mersea Road, Colchester
30/03/2021 @ 20:18
Incident Number: 114519
In attendance: 1 x Colchester, 1 x Wivenhoe
Firefighters rescued a man and woman after road traffic collision involving two vehicles.
Crews from Colchester and Wivenhoe were called by Essex Police to Mersea Road, Colchester last night (Tuesday 30 March) at 8.18pm.
A man was trapped in one vehicle and a woman was trapped in the other.
Firefighters used specialist lifting and cutting equipment to release the casualties by 9.33pm and left them in the care of the Ambulance Service.
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