Time Incident Posted: 12:20

Incident Date: 24/02/2024

Incident Location: Melton Road, Burton Lazars

Incident Number: 53416

Incident Type: Road Traffic Collision

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:02

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance Melton Mowbray and 1 x appliance Oakham

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 12:26


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received from Leicestershire Police requesting Fire Service attendance to a Road Traffic Collision involving one vehicle into a ditch with 2 persons trapped within vehicle. Both occupants of vehicle advised not injured, but unable to exit vehicle due to location.

Updated Incident Information: 12:22 - Vehicle is sat in approx. 8 inches of water. There were 3 persons trapped within vehicle 1 adult and 2 children, all 3 occupants have been walked to safety by Fire Crews.

12:26 STOP: All 3 casualties are fit and well. No ambulances required at Incident.

Public Statement Issued:


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