Time Incident Posted: 18:30

Incident Date: 17/01/2020

Incident Location: A453 between M1 junction 24 and Ratcliffe on Soar

Incident Number: 1622

Incident Type: Road traffic collision involving 1 van and 1 car

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:48

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Fire appliance form Castle Donington station.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

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Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial emergency call received to a report of a serious RTC involving 1 lorry and 1 car. Reports suggested one person was trapped inside the car.

Due to the location of the incident fire service resources were mobilised from Nottingham and Leicestershire Fire stations.

On arrival Fire crews confirmed one person was physically trapped inside the vehicle, the casualty was extricated by Fire service crews and is now in the care of East Midlands Ambulance service. Both eastbound and westbound lanes of the A453 in the area of the power station have been closed whilst Emergency services deal with this incident.

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