Two people taken to hospital following collision near airport

PUBLISHED: 12:10 31 January 2018 | UPDATED: 12:10 31 January 2018

Firefighters attended the scene of the collision.

Firefighters attended the scene of the collision.

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Firefighters from Great Dunmow helped to release an injured motorist following a collision near Stansted Airport on Tuesday.

Essex Fire and Rescue Service and a team from the East of England Ambulance Service were called to Thremall Avenue at about 2.30am following reports of a collision involving one car.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “Firefighters helped to release one casualty from their vehicle following a single vehicle road traffic collision. The fire crews worked with paramedics to release the casualty by 3.15am.”

spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were to a road traffic collision outside McDonald’s and the BP garage at 12.23am.

“An ambulance attended and treated two patients – one man, believed to be in his 50s, and one woman, believed to be in her 30s – with suspected back and shoulder pain. “They were taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital by ambulance. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.”

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