Injured person taken to hospital after a three-vehicle crash in the Harborough district

Two people were injured in the accident - one person had to be freed from the car by emergency services

By Red Williams
Friday, 24th December 2021, 10:21 am
Updated Friday, 24th December 2021, 10:22 am
An injured person was taken to hospital after a three-vehicle crash in the Harborough district last night (Thursday).
An injured person was taken to hospital after a three-vehicle crash in the Harborough district last night (Thursday).

An injured person was taken to hospital after a three-vehicle crash in the Harborough district last night (Thursday).

Fire crews from Lutterworth and Wigston backed up by police and ambulances attended the collision on the A5199 Welford Road at Arnesby, near Fleckney.

The crash happened at about 6.07pm.

Two people were injured in the accident, said Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, as the country road was closed to traffic.

Firefighters freed one of the casualties from their vehicle as the second was assessed and treated by ambulance personnel at the scene.

“One person went to hospital for injuries not believed to be life threatening or life changing,” said Leicestershire Police today.

All three vehicles were recovered and the road was reopened at about 11pm last night.