Time Incident Posted: 10:47

Incident Date: 18/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: A47 Billesdon

Incident Number: 12374

Incident Type: RTC persons trapped

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:13

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from eastern fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: stop message received at 11:03


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received from the ambulance service to a 2 vehicle RTC

Updated Incident Information: 2 cars involved in Road Traffic collision. One car is slightly damaged. one car has left the carriageway and is on the embankment. The car that has left the road is on its side with 2 persons trapped. Extrication is in progress.
Doctors, ambulance and police are in attendance. Stabfast and Edraulics in use. The A47 has been closed.

stop message - 2 people now extricated by the fire service via roof flap technique. Both casualties now being transported to hospital by ambulance. Both vehicles are being made safe. Incident will shortly be handed over to the police.

Public Statement Issued:


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