Two taken to hospital after crash in Ponders Road, Fordham

East of England Ambulance Trust attended the scene.

East of England Ambulance Trust attended the scene. - Credit: Archant

A woman was rescued from a vehicle which crashed in north Essex.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service was called to Ponders Road, in Fordham, around 7.10pm yesterday.

The crash, near Colchester, involved one vehicle – with two fire appliances from the town attending.

A fire spokesman said: “Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to release one female casualty following an RTC in involving one vehicle.

“The casualties were left in the care of the ambulance service by 8.05pm.”

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A spokeswoman for the ambulance service said: “Two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle attended and treated two patients with suspected chest pain.

“They have both been taken to Colchester General Hospital. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

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“There was also another patient treated and discharged from the scene.”

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