Time Incident Posted: 19:30

Incident Date: 17/01/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 Northbound J20 to J21

Incident Number: 2793

Incident Type: Road Traffic Collision

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:44

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Lutterworth, one from Western and Technical Rescue from Southern station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager with Station Manager monitoring

Time Incident Closed: Stop received at 18:49


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial emergency calls reported two cars involved with one vehicle involved in fire.
Fire Service personnel confirmed that this was a three vehicle road traffic collision, no persons were in the vehicles upon arrival of the Fire Service. One vehicle was fully involved in fire, it was extinguished using using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and small gear.
Observations and assessments of three casualties were carried out by Fire Crews until the arrival of East Midlands Ambulance.

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