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Pensioner cut free from wreckage of overturned car in Chadwell Heath High Road

15:20 27 February 2013

The overturned car, believed to be a Ford Ka, in High Road, Chadwell Heath following collision

The overturned car, believed to be a Ford Ka, in High Road, Chadwell Heath following collision

Archant

An elderly woman had to be cut free from her car after it overturned in a collision involving two other vehicles this afternoon.

Emergency services at the scene where an elderly woman was cut from her carEmergency services at the scene where an elderly woman was cut from her car

The woman, believed to be in her late 70s, was taken to Queen’s Hospital in Romford as a priority following treatment for side pain at the scene of the incident in High Road, Chadwell Heath.

Fire crews from from Dagenham and Ilford released the trapped pensioner from her overturned car within 40 minutes of receiving the call at 12.30pm.

An ambulance and single responder car, two fire engines, a fire rescue unit and police attended the scene. Traffic was cordoned off while emergency services worked on freeing the woman.

In January this year, 13-year-old Bradley Trimmer was hit by a car along High Road which left him with serious head injuries.

Overturned car in High Road, Chadwell Heath following collisionOverturned car in High Road, Chadwell Heath following collision

Did you see what happened? Contact Freddy Mayhew on 0208 477 3816 or email freddy.mayhew@archant.co.uk to give your account.

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