Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 3°C


Members of the public help free man seriously injured after becoming trapped under car in Witham

PUBLISHED: 22:14 03 September 2017 | UPDATED: 22:40 03 September 2017

Officers have thanked members of the public for their help freeing the man (stock image)

Officers have thanked members of the public for their help freeing the man (stock image)

Essex Police have thanked members of the public who helped free a man who had become trapped under a car in Witham.

Police were called to reports that a pedestrian had been seriously injured following a collision with a car in Purcell Road, shortly before 11am today, Sunday September 3.

The man in his 30s had been in collision with a Jaguar XE when the driver was manoeuvring into a residential parking area.

He was taken to Royal Hospital London by air ambulance with life-threatening injuries.

PC Allan Discombe, who attended the scene, said: “We would like to thank those people who helped us free the man trapped under the car in Purcell Road earlier today.

“Your help meant that paramedics were able to administer the medical assistance the man needed and get him to hospital much quicker.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Stanway Roads Policing on 101 quoting incident 412 of September 3.

A village road is to be closed for the majority of a day so highways workers can carry out emergency repairs to the carriageway.

A man suffered stab wounds to the head in a “targeted attack” in front of horrified diners in a Nando’s restaurant in Ipswich town centre.

This is your chance to become Sherlock Holmes for the day as you take part in a giant detective adventure across town.

A mystery heroine chased a pair of thieves in Ipswich after a woman in her 70s had her bag snatched.

Questions into how Babergh District Council came to a decision over plans for nearly 230 homes has been quashed following a High Court review.

A prominent women’s campaigner has hit out after two convicted sex offenders have had their sentence for attempted rape cut on appeal.

Police have sealed off Nando’s in Cardinal Park, Ipswich, tonight after a man was believed to have been hurt in an incident inside the restaurant.

Most read

Hot Jobs

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