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Young girl taken to hospital following nasty crash between van and lorry in Beckingham Street, Tolleshunt Major

A YOUNG girl had a miraculous escape from serious injury after a van smashed into the back of a lorry. Emergency services rushed to Beckingham Street in Tolleshunt Major yesterday afternoon after a van crashed into the back of a lorry, with the trailer going straight through the van’s windscreen. The incident, which took place shortly after 4pm yesterday, was attended by police and ambulance services.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: “We received a call at 4.44pm on Thursday with reports of a crash involving a van and a lorry on Beckingham Street, Tolleshunt Major. “A rapid response vehicle and ambulance were dispatched where they treated a young girl at the scene for a suspected head injury. “She was taken to Colchester General Hospital for further treatment.

Her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.”

A miraculous escape for one passenger in Tolleshunt Major this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/sc6YO1f3Lm[1]

— Colin Shead (@SgtColinShead) February 23, 2017[2]


  1. ^ pic.twitter.com/sc6YO1f3Lm (t.co)
  2. ^ February 23, 2017 (twitter.com)

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