Woman taken to hospital after three car pile-up outside Newbury Park tube station

PUBLISHED: 10:31 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:31 27 March 2013

A 59-year-old woman was taken to hospital with neck and back pain after a three car pile-up this morning outside Newbury Park station.

Firefighters and ambulance crews were called to the incident in King George Avenue, Newbury Park just after 8am this morning.

A spokesman for London Ambulance said they sent two ambulances to the scene and their staff treated three patients.

A 59-year-old woman was taken to Queen’s Hospital, Romford as a priority.

The other two were checked over at the scene but did not need to go to hospital.

Firefighters said they cut the roof off a car to free the woman.

The incident caused heavy traffic on Eastern Avenue with tailbacks reported to Gants Hill roundabout.

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