Car ends up in pond in Latchingdon - driver taken to hospital

Police closed a section of Lower Burnham Road for an hour

Police closed a section of Lower Burnham Road for an hour

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A woman was taken to hospital after her car ended up in a pond.

Police were called to Lower Burnham Road in Latchingdon shortly before 4pm today.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Two ambulances, an ambulance officer, a rapid response vehicle, and the hazardous area response team were sent to the scene.

“A woman, believed to be in her 50s, suffered head and chest injuries and was taken to Basildon Hospital by land ambulance.

“Her injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.”

The road was closed for about an hour while emergency services dealt with the incident.

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7:19am Tue 20 May 14

Latchingdon says...

How do you drive into a pond?
How do you drive into a pond? Latchingdon
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9:04pm Wed 21 May 14

revdsmcc says...

Many many thanks to the drivers (of forklift tractors I think) who stayed with me and got me out of the car just before it filled with water. And for the excellent care shown by emergency services.
Many many thanks to the drivers (of forklift tractors I think) who stayed with me and got me out of the car just before it filled with water. And for the excellent care shown by emergency services. revdsmcc
  • Score: 2

12:10pm Thu 22 May 14

Latchingdon says...

revdsmcc wrote:
Many many thanks to the drivers (of forklift tractors I think) who stayed with me and got me out of the car just before it filled with water. And for the excellent care shown by emergency services.
Being in a car with it filling with water sounds horrific!. How did it happen?
[quote][p][bold]revdsmcc[/bold] wrote: Many many thanks to the drivers (of forklift tractors I think) who stayed with me and got me out of the car just before it filled with water. And for the excellent care shown by emergency services.[/p][/quote]Being in a car with it filling with water sounds horrific!. How did it happen? Latchingdon
  • Score: 0

2:56pm Fri 23 May 14

revdsmcc says...

Latchingdon wrote:
revdsmcc wrote:
Many many thanks to the drivers (of forklift tractors I think) who stayed with me and got me out of the car just before it filled with water. And for the excellent care shown by emergency services.
Being in a car with it filling with water sounds horrific!. How did it happen?
I wish I knew
[quote][p][bold]Latchingdon[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]revdsmcc[/bold] wrote: Many many thanks to the drivers (of forklift tractors I think) who stayed with me and got me out of the car just before it filled with water. And for the excellent care shown by emergency services.[/p][/quote]Being in a car with it filling with water sounds horrific!. How did it happen?[/p][/quote]I wish I knew revdsmcc
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