Three rushed to Addenbrooke’s Hospital after serious crash near Baythorne End on Suffolk/Essex border
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Two people were taken to hospital after a serious crash on the Suffolk/Essex border last night.
Police officers and fire crews from both counties were called to Hunnex Green in Baythorne End near Halstead at around 9.36pm yesterday.
Five fire crews – including three from Suffolk stations including Haverhill and Clare, and two from Wethersfield and Sible Hedingham in Essex – attended the scene.
Representatives for the East of England Ambulance Service said they sent two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and an East Anglian Air Ambulance to the scene.
Paramedics treated the car driver, a man in his 30s, and the van driver, a man in his 50s.
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They were taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for further treatment, and their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
A spokeswoman for Essex Police said: “We were contacted shortly after 9.30pm yesterday with reports of a collision involving a Ford Transit Connect van and a Vauxhall Corsa in Hunnex Green, Baythorne End.
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“The ambulance service and fire service were also contacted and firefighters freed the van driver, who was trapped.
“The car driver, a man aged in his 30s, and the van driver, a man aged in his 50s, were taken to hospital. Their injuries were not believed to be life threatening.”