Three people trapped after head-on crash near Saffron Walden


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Three people were trapped after a head-on car crash near Saffron Walden last night (Sunday).

Emergency services were to Thaxted Road, Wimbish, just before 8.30pm after two cars were involved in a crash.

The East of England Ambulance Service sent a rapid response vehicle, two ambulances, the Herts Air Ambulance via their car and the Hazardous Area Response Team to the scene.

A man was treated for a pelvic injury which was described as fairly serious but not life-threatening, another man sustained hand injuries and a female suffered chest pains.

All three were taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge, for further treatment.

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Firefighters from Saffron Walden freed all three by 9.55pm.

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