Update: 1300 hrs
A WOMAN has been taken to hospital with critical injuries after her car was hit by a lorry earlier this morning (January 28).
The accident happened on Corringham Road in Stanford-Le-Hope and the damage to the car was so extensive that the woman. who was believed to be in her 20s, had to be cut free from the car by the fire service.
A spokesman for EEAST said: “We sent an ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, Hertfordshire Air Ambulance and an ambulance officer to the scene following a 999 call that was made a 9.53am about the incident.
“After being extricated from the vehicle, ambulance crews and the critical care doctor assessed the patient and decided that she should go to Queen’s Hospital by land ambulance.
“The woman was treated for head injuries and possible pelvic and leg damage. On arrival at hospital she was believed to be in a critical but stable condition.”
Update: 1245 hrs
FIRE CREWS released a woman trapped in a car following an RTC involving a lorry and car.
Using two sets of cutting equipment crews had released the woman by 10:48hrs. She was left in the care of the Ambulance Service.
The Air Ambulance attended this incident.
Essex – Corringham Road in Stanford-le-Hope blocked and queueing traffic in both directions at the Wharf Road junction, because of an accident involving a car and a lorry. Congestion to the Billet Lane junction.
Update: 1035 hrs
Essex Police report that an air ambulance has been called for and is attending.
YT understands that the RTC involves a lorry and a 4×4.
Incident: 1030 hrs
Stanford le Hope – accident involving two vehicles blocking Wharf Road at the junction with Corringham Road and The Green.