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Man suffers life-threatening injuries after getting stuck under his own car at Stansted Airport

PUBLISHED: 15:05 25 September 2018 | UPDATED: 15:05 25 September 2018

The incident happened on Terminal Road North at Stansted Airport Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The incident happened on Terminal Road North at Stansted Airport Picture: GOOGLE MAPS


A63-year-old man had fallen and become trapped underneath his car in the set down lane’ at Stansted Airport in Essex this morning.

Police were called shortly after 4am this morning and closed in Terminal Road North while they dealt with the scene.

The driver, from Waltham Cross, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge with a head injury.

Anyone travelling to the airport was advised Terminal Road North, or the ‘Express Set Down’ as it is also known, was closed.

Passengers were encouraged to allow extra time for their journey to the airport.

Essex Police Inspector Rob Brettell said the roundabout near to the blue short stay was temporarily closed while the vehicle was recovered.

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