Man suffers injuries in road crash

PUBLISHED: 09:40 10 March 2009 | UPDATED: 14:09 10 May 2010

A MAN suffered life threatening injuries after his vehicle overturned in Stansted on Monday night. The collision happened shortly before 7.30pm on Forest Hall Road. Fire crews from Stansted, Newport and Harlow were called to the scene and firefighters use

A MAN suffered life threatening injuries after his vehicle overturned in Stansted on Monday night.

The collision happened shortly before 7.30pm on Forest Hall Road.

Fire crews from Stansted, Newport and Harlow were called to the scene and firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to get the man out of the wreckage.

He was freed just after 8pm and then treated by paramedics.

Gary Sanderson, spokesman for the East England Ambulance Service, said: "We received a 999 call to an overturned car in Forest Hall Road in Stansted at 7.22pm last night.

"A paramedic response car from Bishop's Stortford assisted an ambulance crew from Essex at the scene.

"A man had received life threatening injuries and following rapid treatment and stabilisation on the roadside, he was conveyed to an awaiting trauma team at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow.


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