Search

Ambulance called to ‘serious’ crash in Chigwell

PUBLISHED: 13:50 04 February 2016 | UPDATED: 09:33 05 February 2016

Collision involving two cars in Chigwell Rise, Chigwell. Picture: @LAS_Newham

Collision involving two cars in Chigwell Rise, Chigwell. Picture: @LAS_Newham

Archant

A road was closed following a “serious” crash involving two cars this afternoon.

Collision involving two cars in Chigwell Rise, Chigwell. Picture: @LAS_NewhamCollision involving two cars in Chigwell Rise, Chigwell. Picture: @LAS_Newham

London Ambulance Service (LAS) was called to Chigwell Rise, Chigwell, before taking two people to hospital.

LAS Newham, which attended, tweeted pictures of the red Mini Cooper Countryman and grey Nissan Micra involved.

Essex Police are now appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward after they were alerted at 11.20am.

Collision involving two cars in Chigwell Rise, Chigwell. Picture: @LAS_NewhamCollision involving two cars in Chigwell Rise, Chigwell. Picture: @LAS_Newham

The Nissan driver, a woman aged in her 60s, from Woodford Green, suffered serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to the Royal London Hospital.

The Mini driver, a man aged in his 80s, from Ilford, suffered injuries to his arm and was taken to Queens Hospital in Romford.

Diversions were in place on the 167 bus route this afternoon.

Did you see what happened? Call the newsdesk on 020 8477 3835 or email ajay.nair@archant.co.uk

To report information to police call Chigwell roads policing unit on 101.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ilford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Ilford Recorder