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Air ambulance needed after ‘horrendous’ car crash in Woodford Green

PUBLISHED: 15:28 31 March 2016 | UPDATED: 15:28 31 March 2016

One of the cars involved in a crash in Broadmead Road, Woodford Green.

One of the cars involved in a crash in Broadmead Road, Woodford Green.

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A collision between two cars closed Broadmead Road, in Woodford Green, for more than an hour.

Emergency services were called at 12.55pm to find two cars had crashed together.

The Air Ambulance landed in Woodbridge High School, and took two people to hospital.

Guy Kilbey, who lives on Broadmead Road, said the aftermath looked “horrendous”.

He added: “First I knew was the noise of an air ambulance over head trying to find somewhere to land.

The air ambulance landed in Woodbridge High School, to pick up the victims.The air ambulance landed in Woodbridge High School, to pick up the victims.

“Fire crews cut the victims out of the cars.”

A police spokesman told the Recorder both are “in a stable condition and would be fine”.

The road was closed between Charteris Road and Grosvenor Gardens until just after 2pm.

There have been two serious car accidents in Broadmead Road in the past two years.

The aftermath of a crash in Broadmead Road, Woodford Green.The aftermath of a crash in Broadmead Road, Woodford Green.

Prior to that traffic calming measures and a zebra crossing were installed after residents’ complaints about safety.

Did you see the crash? Do you think Broadmead Road is dangerous? Call our news desk on 0208 477 3821 or email ralph.blackburn@archant.co.uk


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