Three people trapped in Eastwoodbury Crescent near Southend Airport after two car crash

Three people trapped in two car crash. PHOTO: Fred McLean

Three people trapped in two car crash. PHOTO: Fred McLean

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THREE people were trapped inside their cars after a two vehicle crash on a residential street.

Fire, ambulance and police crews were called to Eastwoodbury Crescent in Southend, near Southend Airport, at about 5pm yesterday.

Fire crews from Southend and Leigh had to cut three people from their vehicles using specialist cutting equipment.

Police cordoned off a road while emergency services saw to the casualties. They were released just under 40 minutes later and left in the care of the ambulance service.

All three were taken to Southend Hospital. Their injuries were not thought to be serious.

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7:05am Wed 27 Aug 14

sesibollox says...

It's a 30 MPH limit around the roundabout, who was wrong ?
It's a 30 MPH limit around the roundabout, who was wrong ? sesibollox
  • Score: 2

7:45am Wed 27 Aug 14

Now listen for I have something to say says...

sesibollox wrote:
It's a 30 MPH limit around the roundabout, who was wrong ?
Totally agree, had these drivers been within the limits, it would have been little more than a dodgems bump, not fire crews using cutting gear, it simply defies any logical sense.
[quote][p][bold]sesibollox[/bold] wrote: It's a 30 MPH limit around the roundabout, who was wrong ?[/p][/quote]Totally agree, had these drivers been within the limits, it would have been little more than a dodgems bump, not fire crews using cutting gear, it simply defies any logical sense. Now listen for I have something to say
  • Score: 2

11:03am Wed 27 Aug 14

elfryatt says...

Now listen for I have something to say wrote:
sesibollox wrote:
It's a 30 MPH limit around the roundabout, who was wrong ?
Totally agree, had these drivers been within the limits, it would have been little more than a dodgems bump, not fire crews using cutting gear, it simply defies any logical sense.
Considering I was the passenger of the Renault, I kindly ask that you stop pointing fingers unless you know the real story! Looking at the statistics of the amount off accidents that occur on that corner and, additionally, the fact that it was raining, it doesn't particularly mean my partner was speeding, which I can confirm he was not. We are both lucky to have walked away with minor injuries!
[quote][p][bold]Now listen for I have something to say[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]sesibollox[/bold] wrote: It's a 30 MPH limit around the roundabout, who was wrong ?[/p][/quote]Totally agree, had these drivers been within the limits, it would have been little more than a dodgems bump, not fire crews using cutting gear, it simply defies any logical sense.[/p][/quote]Considering I was the passenger of the Renault, I kindly ask that you stop pointing fingers unless you know the real story! Looking at the statistics of the amount off accidents that occur on that corner and, additionally, the fact that it was raining, it doesn't particularly mean my partner was speeding, which I can confirm he was not. We are both lucky to have walked away with minor injuries! elfryatt
  • Score: 7

12:23pm Wed 27 Aug 14

Liam12345 says...

Yes you have people could have died and you just assume they are boy racers.. They was actually taking a nice slow drive to Argos ****
Yes you have people could have died and you just assume they are boy racers.. They was actually taking a nice slow drive to Argos **** Liam12345
  • Score: -1

12:33pm Wed 27 Aug 14

LaidOut says...

Most will assume that speed is the main factor in these crash, as most crashes are. Being close by when this crash happened, you must take into account how bad the weather was on Monday.

Incredibly wet with poor visibility, going round the corner even at low speeds could cause the back end to spin out which has happened to me on several occasions. Sesibollox you are straight away looking to point fingers and put the blame on someone based purely on speed when you are forgetting many other factors that have caused the crash.

In relation to logical sense, if both parties are driving at lets say 25 mph, the impact at crash is going to be 50mph, and a Clio isn't the safest of motors, neither is the small van involved in the crash, so it doesn't surprise me that fire crew were called to cut people out.

All parties involved are lucky that they weren't seriously injured. Think before you post a comment looking to blame people
Most will assume that speed is the main factor in these crash, as most crashes are. Being close by when this crash happened, you must take into account how bad the weather was on Monday. Incredibly wet with poor visibility, going round the corner even at low speeds could cause the back end to spin out which has happened to me on several occasions. Sesibollox you are straight away looking to point fingers and put the blame on someone based purely on speed when you are forgetting many other factors that have caused the crash. In relation to logical sense, if both parties are driving at lets say 25 mph, the impact at crash is going to be 50mph, and a Clio isn't the safest of motors, neither is the small van involved in the crash, so it doesn't surprise me that fire crew were called to cut people out. All parties involved are lucky that they weren't seriously injured. Think before you post a comment looking to blame people LaidOut
  • Score: 5

2:47pm Wed 27 Aug 14

imnotanimby says...

In 'incredibly wet weather with poor visibility' you should reduce your speed to a safe level when negotiating corners!
If LaidOut has experienced his 'back end spinning out on several occasions' I suggests that he is travelling too fast and needs to slow down.
In 'incredibly wet weather with poor visibility' you should reduce your speed to a safe level when negotiating corners! If LaidOut has experienced his 'back end spinning out on several occasions' I suggests that he is travelling too fast and needs to slow down. imnotanimby
  • Score: 6

9:12pm Wed 27 Aug 14

Canveyman24 says...

Wether they were boy racers or not, lets remember these people were injured, and I wish them a speedy recovery.
Wether they were boy racers or not, lets remember these people were injured, and I wish them a speedy recovery. Canveyman24
  • Score: -1

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