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Colchester: Air ambulance called to bus crash which forces road to close

PUBLISHED: 12:53 29 March 2014 | UPDATED: 15:19 30 March 2014

Emergency services at the scene of the accident in Severalls Lane, Colchester.

Emergency services at the scene of the accident in Severalls Lane, Colchester.

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The emergency services were at the scene of a three-vehicle collision in Colchester.

Emergency services at the scene of the accident in Severalls Lane, Colchester. Emergency services at the scene of the accident in Severalls Lane, Colchester.

Police were called at about 11.35am to Severalls Lane, at the junction with Wyncolls Lane, after a Ford Transit truck was in a collision with a Land Rover Freelander.

That crash then caused the Freelander to collide with a single-decker bus. An air ambulance was also called as police closed the road.

A police spokeswoman said the female driver of the bus had suffered “minor injuries” including whiplash.

She is being taken to hospital via land ambulance as a precaution, the spokeswoman added.

An ambulance spokesman said: “We were called at 11.40am with response car, ambulance, paramedic officer and the Herts Air Ambulance attending.

“Two people were assessed at the scene and a woman in her 50s suffered minor injuries and was taken to Basildon Hospital as a precaution.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101.

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