Woman airlifted to hospital after A606 collision

A woman was airlifted to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ after two cars collided on the A606 near Ab Kettleby.

Sunday, 4th July 2021, 5:17 pm
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Two people were trapped in the wreckage following the incident, which happened at the crossroads with Six Hills Lane, and two others were described as ‘walking wounded’.

Crews from the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance and East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) were deployed to the scene of the collision, which was reported at 7.39pm on Friday evening, along with two applicances from Melton Fire Station.

Leicestershire Police said a woman was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham with ‘serious injuries’.

A spokesperson from Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said: “A call was received from EMAS reporting a two-car road traffic collision, with persons trapped.

“Upon arrival, two persons were trapped - one in each vehicle - and two casualties were walking wounded.

“The fire service extricated both casualties and made the vehicles safe.

“An air ambulance and four road ambulances attended as well as the police, one casualty was taken to the QMC via Helimed and other casualties were conveyed to hospital by road ambulance.”