Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 7°C

Search

Essex fire chief thanks public for support after fire vehicle overturns at Stoke by Nayland

Emergency services at the scene of an accident in Stoke by Nayland Picture: MICHA EDEN ERDESZ

Emergency services at the scene of an accident in Stoke by Nayland Picture: MICHA EDEN ERDESZ

MICHA EDEN ERDESZ

Essex’s fire chief has thanked the public for their support after three crew members were injured when a fire service vehicle overturned at Stoke by Nayland last week.

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, rushed to the scene of the collision at around 7,40pm on Thursday, August 9.

Three fire crew members, from Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) were taken to hospital following the crash, one with a broken arm.

Jo Turton, ECFRS’s chief fire officer, thanked everyone who sent well wishes to the fire crew involved.

She said: The Service is supporting everyone involved in the incident and your kind comments will be passed to the crew. Two crew members who were checked over in hospital were able to go home with only minor injuries.

“One crew member, who has a broken arm, is receiving treatment in hospital and is expected to be able to go home soon.”

A woman in her 60s has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the Dock Gate Roundabout in Felixstowe.

The BBC TV presenter Dan Snow has stressed the importance of preserving Suffolk’s precious history – and shared an surprising anecdote about a near-death experience in one of the county’s most famous rivers.

Rail services between Ipswich and Felixstowe are being reinstated after “slippery rails” left lines between the two towns blocked.

The big event may be more than nine months away - but councils and transport companies are making big plans for Ed Sheeran’s concerts in Ipswich next August Bank Holiday.

Suffolk and Essex are to received more than £20m extra from the government to maintain their local road network next year.

A woman who killed an 80-year-old great-grandmother in a head-on car crash has been ordered to carry out unpaid work.

Gina Long MBE quizzes Lord Iveagh on his love for East Anglia.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24