Woman Rushed to Hospital after Tractor Crash in Hilsea

Emergency services rushed to the scene of the incident  in Hilsea just after 12.10pm today.

Fire crews  from  Cosham  and Southsea were called to help cut the  trapped driver free from the wreckage after being in collision with the T6 New Holland tractor. Crews using hydraulic cutting equipment removed the roof of the vehicle  to free the trapped driver who is thought to have serious injuries. The driver was than left  in the care of Paramedics from South Centre Ambulance service.

Officers from Hampshire Roads Policing have also called in  crash reconstruction officers to help work out  the cause of the collision.

The collision happened  in  Northern Parade near to  Doyle Avenue in Hilsea.

Police have closed the road in both directions whilst  they  carry out  investigation work and have asked driver  to seek alternative  route whilst the road is closed.  Local beat officers are  carrying out traffic control at the scene,

The woman who was in collision with the five tonne farming machine that was towing a  trailer has been rushed to hospital with what is believed to  serious injuries.

The Road is  likely to stay closed for a  few hours.