Time Incident Posted: 23:19

Incident Date: 18/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Swithland Lane, Rothley

Incident Number: 12404

Incident Type: Road Traffic Collision

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:20

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Birstall station and one appliance from Western station.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received from East Midlands Ambulance Service, advising that two vehicles had been involved in a road traffic collision. One vehicle was smoking and another vehicle had hit a tree. No persons were believed to be trapped.

Updated Incident Information: 22:38 Two cars involved in road traffic collision. One car has crashed into a tree - no persons trapped and car is on all four wheels. Second vehicle has left the road and crashed into traffic signs and is also on all four wheels. The Police are at the scene and and one casualty is being treated by the Fire Service.

22:48 Both vehicles have been made safe and casualties are being treated by ambulance service.

23:16 Both casualties are now being conveyed to Leicester Royal Infirmary by East Midlands Ambulance Service.

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