Casualties cut free from car as '10 ambulances' attend crash

Two casualties were cut free from a car and four people have suffered injuries in a crash on the A258 Deal to Dover road. The collision which occurred about 11.30am at East Langdon required a significant emergency service response, with the road closed in both directions.

One car suffered substantial damage One car suffered substantial damageTwo vehicles were involved in the collision at East Langdon this morning Two vehicles were involved in the collision at East Langdon this morning

Firefighters in three engines helped release two people from one car by remove its doors with hydraulic equipment.

A KFRS spokesman said: “Three fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic equipment to remove the doors of one of the vehicles involved, and worked with SECAmb paramedics and Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) to release two casualties. “Four casualties were passed into the care of SECAmb.”

One driver reported seeing up to 10 ambulances at the scene but the ambulance service is yet to provide any details.

She told KentOnline she was caught up in tailbacks for more than 45 minutes.

The two car crash caused tailbacks along the A258 Deal to Dover road The two car crash caused tailbacks along the A258 Deal to Dover road

A police spokesman said: “Kent Police was called to a report of a two-car collision on the A258 near St Margaret’s at Cliffe, near Dover, at 11.30am. “Emergency services are currently at the scene and the road is closed while they respond to the incident.” A South East Coast Ambulance Service spokesman said the service was called at 11.40am.

They sent multiple vehicles including four ambulances and a Hazardous Area Response Team. “Four patients have been taken to the William Harvey Hospital with injuries, including one female.” He gave no details on the seriousness of injuries but he said three were of more priority.

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