Woman badly hurt as ambulance and car collide in Eastern Avenue

An ambulance and a Mercedes collided at a busy junction in Goodmayes yesterday.

The collision happened at just after 8.30am in Eastern Avenue, at its junction with Barley Lane.

A woman inside the red convertible Mercedes, reported to be 36, had to be cut out of the vehicle by fire crews.

She was taken to Queen’s Hospital, Romford as a priority with neck and back pain.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said she did not believe the crew were on an emergency call at the time of the collision.

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A duty officer and an ambulance were sent to the scene of Sunday’s collision.

• Did you see the incident? Call 020 8477 3800, or email newsdesk@ilfordrecorder.co.uk.

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