September 19 2014 Latest news:
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Five people have been taken to hospital following a collision in Fingringhoe this morning.
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.”