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Three elderly people taken to hospital after 4 x 4 crashes into Yattendon tree

First Aid given at scene by firefighters

Jane Meredith

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Jane Meredith

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jane.meredith@newburynews.co.uk

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Three elderly people taken to hospital after 4 x 4 crashes into Yattendon tree

THREE elderly people were taken to hospital this afternoon (Thurs), after a 4 x 4 crashed into a tree in Yattendon.

Two fire engines from Newbury were called at 2pm to Burnt Hill, where a dark blue, Honda 4 x 4 CRV had crashed into a tree.

Firefighters who were first at the scene and provided First Aid, said all three casualties were conscious and breathing.

Paramedics then transported the three people to hospital by ambulance.

Firefighters also made the vehicle safe before leaving at 4pm.

The road was closed during the incident.

PHOTOGRAPH ROYAL BERKSHIRE FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE 

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