go

Woman taken to hospital after Love Lane collision

Road was closed in both directions

Dan Cooper

Reporter:

Dan Cooper

Contact:

01635 886632

Woman taken to hospital after Love Lane collision

A woman was taken to hospital following a collision between a Porsche and a van carrying diesel on Love Lane yesterday (Fri).

The incident, which happened shortly before 4pm, closed the road in both directions (picture by Ben Wood) and caused rush hour delays.

Firefighters from Newbury had to cut the roof off the Porsche and free the woman from the vehicle.

The woman, believed to be in her forties, was subsequently taken to the Great Western Hospital in Swindon. The extent of her injuries are not currently known.

Paramedics and police also attended the scene and the road was shut for around two hours.

A spokeswoman for the South Central Ambulance Service, Michelle Archer, said a rapid response crew were sent after receiving a call at 3.58pm.

Leave your comment

Share your opinions on Newbury Weekly News

Characters left: 1000

News

Thames Valley Police brace for influx of emergency calls ahead of Storm Brian
News

Severe weather warning issued for Saturday

Thames Valley Police brace for influx of emergency calls ahead of Storm Brian

 
Men arrested in West Berkshire following armed robbery in Oxford
News

Men arrested in West Berkshire following armed robbery in Oxford

Cash stolen by knife-wielding robber

 
News

Decision on 'glamping' site postponed

1comment

 
News

Newbury taxi driver released pending further inquiries

 
News

Bladebone Inn scoops prestigious national award