Elderly woman taken to hospital after car crashes into Tesco petrol station

14:07 05 March 2014

An elderly woman was taken to hospital after her car crashed into the kiosk at Tesco

An elderly woman was taken to hospital after her car crashed into the kiosk at Tesco's petrol station in Saffron Walden.


A woman in her 90s has been taken to hospital after her car crashed into the kiosk of a petrol station.

Fire crews and an ambulance were called to the incident.Fire crews and an ambulance were called to the incident.

Emergency services were called to the Tesco petrol station, on Radwinter Road, Saffron Walden, at about 12.20pm today (Wednesday).

The elderly woman was treated for a minor head injury and taken to hospital.

The petrol station has been closed following the incident.

Two fire crews were in attendance and released the casualty by 1.20pm.

A Tesco spokesperson said: “We wish the driver a full recovery. We closed the petrol station as soon as the incident happened and we’ll be working as hard as possible to get it back to normal for our customers”.

It is unclear at this stage how long the petrol station will remain closed but the Reporter understands engineers have been dispatched to the site.

There was no damage to the pumps.


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