Earls Colne: Air ambulance called to airlift casualty from scene of serious crash on Stonebridge Hill

The Essex Air Ambulance.

The Essex Air Ambulance. - Credit: Archant

The air ambulance has transported a casualty from a crash in Essex to Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

It happened at around 4pm on Stonebridge Hill and involved a car and a van.

The East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) sent a response car, two ambulances, paramedic officer and the Essex Air Ambulance to the scene.

A spokesman for EEAST said: “Two casualties have been treated, a man in his 20s was trapped in a car and has suffered serious leg injuries.

“He’s likely to be flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for further treatment – a second casualty is walking wounded.”


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It was later confirmed the second casualty had been taken to Colchester General Hospital by land ambulance.

Police are also at the crash site investigating how it happened.

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They have closed Blue Bridge and Station Road while this work takes place.

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