Time Incident Posted: 19:50

Incident Date: 16/05/2024

Incident Location: Shoby Bends, Loughborough Road, Shoby

Incident Number: 57960

Incident Type: Road Traffic Collision

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:18

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Melton, 1 x appliance from Birstall

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 20:19


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Calls received from Police and Ambulance requesting Fire Service attendance to an RTC involving 2 x cars with one person trapped.
19:31 - First Impressions: Confirmed Road Traffic Collision involving 2 x cars head on with one person trapped.

Updated Incident Information: 19:38 - UPDATE: RTC involving 2 x cars. There is 2 x casualties - one being treated by EMAS and the other within vehicle. Highways requested due to debris and oil on the road.
19:58 - UPDATE: Driver that was trapped has been walked from vehicle and now in the care of EMAS. Driver of the other vehicle is also being treated by EMAS. Fire Service have made both vehicles safe and the Incident Commander is liaising with Police with regards to recovery of vehicles.
STOP: 2 X casualties have been conveyed to hospital.

Public Statement Issued:


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