Woman rushed to hospital after ambulance answering 999 call crashes with vehicles on busy Southampton Road

woman rushed to hospital after ambulance answering 999 call crashes with vehicles on busy southampton road

A woman was rushed to hospital with injuries after an ambulance answering an emergency call in the West of Southampton crashed with her vehicle on a busy road in Southampton.

Emergency services were called to Oakley Road in Southampton just after 9.20pm following the reports of a collision involving an ambulance and two other vehicles.

Officers from the Roads Policing unit at based at Totton closed off the road whilst Fire crews from Redbridge, St Mary’s and Cosham battled to free the driver and passenger who were trapped in their vehicle that was on its side.

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The scene show vehicles were badly damaged with debris strewn on the road

Fire Crews using a reciprocating saw and specialist equipment cut a hole in the roof of the Skoda Scout to free the trapped couple who vehicle was on it’s side. The Woman was rushed to Southampton General hospital with Injuries.

A second vehicle, red Skoda was also involved in the collision. The driver, a woman in her 40s, was shocked but unharmed.

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