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4 people taken to hospital after A34 multi-vehicle pile-up near East Ilsley

2 adults and 2 children injured in 5 vehicle collision

John Herring

John Herring


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Delays on the A34 near East Ilsley

FOUR people have been taken to hospital following a collision involving five cars on the A34 at East Ilsley this morning (Friday).

Thames Valley Police were called to the scene of a collision involving five cars at 11.28am.

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) sent ambulances and paramedics to the incident in the northbound carriageway at East Ilsley, just after the Fiddler's Lane exit. 

The multi-vehicle collision caused long tailbacks on the A34 stretching as far as the M4 junction at Chieveley, causing delays of up to 50 minutes in the area.

According to Highways England the accident was cleared at around 2.30pm with normal traffic conditions resuming around 3.30pm. 

For more on this story pick up a copy of the Newbury Weekly News on Thursday

(Picture from Sarah Spink via Twitter)

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  • Basher

    25/02/2017 - 17:05

    Surely something must be done soonest to stop accidents in this area.


    • Bombey

      28/02/2017 - 09:09

      take out the sat navs, Idrives, entertainment centres, phones, Ipads & every other gadget in a modern car for a start...


    • Tommy

      26/02/2017 - 09:09

      Yes, better driver training for a start !!!