Woman cut free from car after three-vehicle crash in Whittlesey

11:48 13 February 2013

The site of the crash, in Eastrea Road, after the oil-spill was cleared.

The site of the crash, in Eastrea Road, after the oil-spill was cleared.

Archant

FIREFIGHTERS had to cut a woman out of her car this morning after a three-vehicle crash in Whittlesey.

Emergency services arrived at the incident, in Eastrea Road, at about 5.40am to find the car had plunged into a ditch.

The driver, a woman thought to be in her 50s, was trapped and had to be freed using specialist cutting equipment.

A police spokesman said two other cars were involved and a “large quantity of oil had spilled across the road”.

Two people were taken to hospital but their injuries are not believed to be serious.

Two fire crews and the rescue vehicle from Dogsthorpe were called to the collision. They returned to their stations by 7.35am.

The road was closed while the vehicles were recovered and the oil-spill was cleared. It reopened at 8.25am.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 10:00
John McIntosh with welfare officer Alan Hay

A blind Second World War veteran from Wisbech has been awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Legion d’Honneur for his part in the liberation of France.

Fri, 13:56
Jobs Centre Plus

Youth unemployment in the Fens dropped 36 per cent in the past year according to new figures from Job Centre Plus.

Fri, 11:13
Charlotte Hart and her mother Claire. Pic: Instagram.

A former Fen man who shot dead his wife and daughter before turning the gun on himself did not have a firearms certificate.

Fri, 15:25
Peter Bryant who is taking part in Ride to the Somme

An Elm man who regularly fundraises for Help for Heroes has added more than £1,000 to his total.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up