Two people injured in collision

TWO people have been taken to hospital following a collision between two vehicles.

Firefighters were called to East Road, West Mersea, at 8.20am today following reports of a road traffic collision which has left two people trapped.

Fire crews from Mersea and Colchester attended and used specialist cutting equipment to free two people who were trapped in the car for over 45-minutes.

Crews administered first aid to the casualties while waiting for the Ambulance Service to arrive.

A spokeswoman for the ambulance service said that two people, one of whom was believed to have suffered a head injury, were being taken to hospital.

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The injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

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