Fingringhoe: Five people taken to hospital after collision between bus and car

The ambulance service was called to the scene The ambulance service was called to the scene

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
2:29 PM

Five people have been taken to hospital following a collision in Fingringhoe this morning.

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The incident happened at 9.41am, following a collision between a bus and a car in the village near Colchester.

A rapid response vehicle, four ambulances, and the hazardous area response team were dispatched to the scene following a 999 call at 9.41am.

A spokesperson for the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust said: “The bus was carrying passengers when it was involved in a collision on Furneaux Lane and we took five people in total to hospital.

“Three people were suffering from back and chest pain, one person had a wrist injury, and a fifth person had a foot injury.

“All of the casualties were taken to Colchester General Hospital.

“Fortunately none of their injuries are believed to be life-threatening.”

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