M11 crash update: Four taken to hospital following multi-vehicle collision

PARAMEDICS treated four casualties and conveyed them to hospital following a multi-vehicle collision on the M11 today (Monday April 4).

East of England Ambulance Service (EEAS) crews were called to reports of a collision involving a coach and several cars near Saffron Walden at 9.50am.

A woman in her 20s and a man in his 30s both suffered fractured legs after being trapped on the coach. They were taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital by land ambulance.

A man and a woman, both in their 60s and in separate cars, were also taken to Addenbrooke’s by land suffering minor neck and back pains.

Four land ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and an air ambulance attended as well as an officer to manage the incident on behalf of the EEAS.

An EEAS spokesman said: “We would like to praise our control room staff and crews, as well as those from the other emergency services, for working so well in difficult circumstances.

“Fortunately the consequences of this incident were not as serious as they could have been.”

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The collision took place on the north bound section of the M11 between junctions eight and nine.

More updates to follow.