Time Incident Posted: 14:55

Incident Date: 07/12/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 junc 20 - 21 northbound

Incident Number: 18151

Incident Type: RTC

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:19

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from central fire station, 1 from Birstall, 1 from Lutterworth, 1 from Western, and the technical rescue team from southern fire station.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 15:40 stop message received


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: 2 HGV's involved in RTC, 1 person trapped. Fire service have closed the southbound 3rd lane approx 1/4 mile south of junction 21. Extrication is in progress. Police and ambulance are in attendance
Police have closed lanes 2 and 3 of the northbound carriageway

Updated Incident Information: 1 Male casualty assisted from the 1st HGV by fire service and the casualty is being assessed by onsite paramedic. Driver of the 2nd HGV has been assessed by onsite paramedics. Extrication of this 2nd driver is being got to work by the fire service. Approximately 80 litres of diesel has been spilled onto the north bound carriageway. Spillage has been contained by fire service.

extrication of casualty is continuing. Lutterworths appliance is available from the incident. all other appliances committed.

Stop message - 1 casualty has now been extricated from the HGV and is being assessed by the ambulance service. Casualty is to be taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary by road ambulance. 1 HGV has been made safe by the fire service. 2nd HGV is to be moved by the police. Making up of equipment is in progress. Technical rescue are now available for further calls all other appliances are committed.

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