Time Incident Posted: 07:45

Incident Date: 27/11/2019

Incident Location: A46 Eastbound

Incident Number: 18252

Incident Type: Road Traffic Collision

Initial Emergency Call Received: 07:06

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Birstall & Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Road Traffic Collision involving 1 bus and 1 car
Bus has gone through Central Reservation. No persons trapped.
Fire crews treating two casualties. Awaiting arrival of Ambulance

Updated Incident Information: Highways in attendance and have closed both carriageways
update at 08:22 - lane one of both east and westbound carriageways now reopened. Bus currently being removed from barrier using e-draulic equipment to enable recovery.

Stop Message 09:20 - Bus was lifted free of Armco barrier using high pressure airbags with the assistance of Leicestershire County Council Highways department. The bus was been left in lane 2 of the carriageway awaiting recovery.

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