Air ambulance lands on M4 between Hungerford and Newbury

Two people taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries

Jane Meredith


Jane Meredith


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Air ambulance

Two people were taken to hospital following an incident on the M4 between Hungerford and Newbury this afternoon (Monday), during which an air ambulance landed on stand-by.

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) spokeswoman, Gillian Hodgetts, said the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance was called at 4.02pm to the M4 eastbound between junctions 14 and 13, following a road traffic collision.

Two ambulances and two paramedics were also sent to the scene.

Two patients were taken by road to Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, with non-life threatening injuries.

Thames Valley Police (TVP) were called to the scene at 3.57pm, following a lane three collision involving an Audi and a VW. 

This stretch of the M4 eastbound was closed during the incident, with the vehicles recovered at about 6pm.


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