Person cut free from car after two-vehicle crash near Harborough

A person was cut free from their motor after a two-vehicle crash in Mowsley, near Market Harborough, last night (Tue).

Wednesday, 13th November 2019, 9:42 am
Updated Wednesday, 13th November 2019, 10:21 am
Eight firefighters were at the scene along with police and East Midlands Ambulance Service.
Eight firefighters were at the scene along with police and East Midlands Ambulance Service.

The casualty was freed after firefighters cut off the roof of their vehicle in pitch-black darkness in the village.

It’s not yet known how badly injured they were.

There was a woman driver in the other vehicle who managed to get out of her car before fire crews arrived.

The accident happened just after 6pm at a T-junction on Laughton Road, Mowsley, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said today.

Eight firefighters from Market Harborough and Wigston stations rushed to the scene along with police and East Midlands Ambulance Service.

A Leicestershire Police spokeswoman said: “A man was reported trapped in one of the vehicles at the time of the incident.

“The man was taken to hospital by ambulance – his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

“A woman who was in the second vehicle was not reported to have serious injuries.

“Both vehicles were recovered from the scene.

“A road closure was in place in the area following the incident and the road was back open by around 9pm.”