Farnborough HGV Crash on M3 Motorway Two Hurt – UKNIP
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Farnborough HGV Crash on M3 Motorway Two Hurt

Monday 10th August 2015 M3 near Farnbrough shows GV of the scene after an HGV collided with a highways maintenance vehicle parked on the hard shoulder. The truck was giving protection to recovery truck who was recovering a broken down motorist. The HGV after the high speed collision than came to rest on its side after shedding its load over lanes one and two of the main carriage way.. Two Pople have been takne to hospitial, One by Air Ambulance the Second by Road. Two Lane of the M3 remain closed for the rest of the night whilst recovery and clear up takes place. © uknip/ Alamy Live News

Two people have been taken to hospital with injuries being described as serious following a collision on the M3 in Hampshire this evening.

Emergency services dashed to the scene near Junction 4A  Farnborough after receiving multiple calls of  a person trapped after a HGV lorry crashed into a stationary  motorway maintenance vehicle. The safety maintenance truck was fending off traffic  and giving protection to a recovery truck who was recovering a broken down motorist on the hard shoulder.

The HGV after the collision than came to rest on its side after shedding its load over lanes one and two of the main carriageway.

One of the Injured people after being stabilised by Paramedics at the scene was flown from the scene by air ambulance to Frimley Park Hospital.

The 48-year-old man was unconscious and in a “serious condition” when firefighters pulled him from the wreckage, but he was said to be stable in hospital on Tuesday morning

he man was unconscious when paramedics arrived and he was treated at the scene.

A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said: “We were called to reports that a man had suffered a head injury on the M3 southbound near Farnborough.

“We sent two cars, two ambulances and an air ambulance.

“We treated the driver of the lorry, which had turned on its side, at the scene before he was taken to Frimley Park Hospital by road ambulance.

“The man had gained consciousness prior to leaving the scene.”

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