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Road traffic collision - man rescued

Matching Road, Harlow
20/01/2021 @ 18:17
Incident Number: 137979
In attendance: 1 x Harlow, 1 x Old Harlow


Firefighters rescued a man after a road traffic collision involving a van in Harlow.

Crews from Harlow and Old Harlow attended Matching Road today at 6.17pm.

A man in his thirties was trapped in a van which was on its side.

Crews removed the windscreen and freed the casualty, who had sustained minor injuries, and left him in the care of the Ambulance Service at 6.46pm.


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