Time Incident Posted: 04:21

Incident Date: 20/08/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Ethel Road, Evington, Leicester

Incident Number: 12484

Incident Type: RTC Vehicle

Initial Emergency Call Received: 03:51

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Two appliances from Eastern Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 05:03


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received from Leicestershire Police requesting Fire Service attendance at a road traffic collision involving one car with one person trapped.
On arrival, fire crews confirmed 1 car involved in collision with a telegraph pole/street light. There were 2 casualties, 1 of which was out of the vehicle on Fire Service arrival.
Crews were stabilising the vehicle. Leicestershire Police and a fast response paramedic were also at the scene.

Updated Incident Information: Car was stabilised and made safe.
04:50 Stop Message - One male casualty has been released from the vehicle and both he and the second casualty have been taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary.

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