Time Incident Posted: 13:47

Incident Date: 14/01/2021

Incident Location: A42 East between J12 - J13

Incident Number: 2499

Incident Type: Road Traffic Collision

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:17

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Ashby, Coalville, Castle Donington, Technical Rescue Team from Southern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received from Police advising of a Road Traffic Collision involving a car and a lorry, with reports of 1 persons trapped.

Updated Incident Information: Fire, Ambulance and Highways in attendance. East Bound Carriageway is closed.
1 car and 1 LGV involved in Collision.
Casualty extricated prior to Fire Service arrival.
Car is smoking, fire service crews have 1 Hose Reel Jet currently in use.

14:10: Fire Service are working with Police and Recovery to make vehicle safe. East Bound Carriageway remains closed

Public Statement Issued:


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