Five people have been rushed to hospital after a bus and a car collided.

Five people have been rushed to hospital after a bus and a car collided.

Five people have been rushed to hospital after a bus and a car collided.

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FIVE people have been rushed to hospital after a bus and a car collided.

The crash took place just after 9.30am this morning on Furneaux Lane in Fingringhoe.

Four ambulances, a rapid response car and a hazardous area response team were called to provide emergency treatment.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: "The bus was carrying passengers when it was involved in a collision.

"Three people were suffering from back and chest pain, one person had a wrist injury, and a fifth person had a foot injury.

"All of the casualties were taken to Colchester General Hospital.

"Fortunately none of their injuries are believed to be life-threatening."

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "Police were called shortly before 10am today following reports of a road traffic collision involving a Silver Mitsubishi Shogun and a grey BMW bus."

The crash is being treated as an accident.

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12:35pm Tue 19 Aug 14

nick2480 says...

There was a car crash yesterday at the bottom of Butt Road, the fire service had to cut the roof off of the car, strange there was nothing on here about it.
There was a car crash yesterday at the bottom of Butt Road, the fire service had to cut the roof off of the car, strange there was nothing on here about it. nick2480
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1:47pm Tue 19 Aug 14

hughie-s says...

nick2480 wrote:
There was a car crash yesterday at the bottom of Butt Road, the fire service had to cut the roof off of the car, strange there was nothing on here about it.
Probably because the incident is not on the ECFRS website.
[quote][p][bold]nick2480[/bold] wrote: There was a car crash yesterday at the bottom of Butt Road, the fire service had to cut the roof off of the car, strange there was nothing on here about it.[/p][/quote]Probably because the incident is not on the ECFRS website. hughie-s
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5:37pm Tue 19 Aug 14

Ontheball says...

The useless ECFRS website is a joke. They say it is regularly updated and it IS NOT.
The useless ECFRS website is a joke. They say it is regularly updated and it IS NOT. Ontheball
  • Score: 2

12:41am Wed 20 Aug 14

Boris says...

hughie-s wrote:
nick2480 wrote:
There was a car crash yesterday at the bottom of Butt Road, the fire service had to cut the roof off of the car, strange there was nothing on here about it.
Probably because the incident is not on the ECFRS website.
Only a selection of stories is published on line. If you want details of every incident you have to read the printed paper.
[quote][p][bold]hughie-s[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]nick2480[/bold] wrote: There was a car crash yesterday at the bottom of Butt Road, the fire service had to cut the roof off of the car, strange there was nothing on here about it.[/p][/quote]Probably because the incident is not on the ECFRS website.[/p][/quote]Only a selection of stories is published on line. If you want details of every incident you have to read the printed paper. Boris
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