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Emergency services called to Newbury garage

One person injured in industrial accident at Kwik Fit

Chris Ord


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Emergency services called to Newbury garage

POLICE have cordoned off Kwik Fit in London Road, Newbury following an industrial accident this afternoon in which one person has been seriously injured.

Police, ambulance and the fire service arrived at the scene just after 3pm with police officers closing off the repair centre and part of Marconi Road which leads into the workshop.

Customer Steve Clarke, was outside the centre when the accident occurred.

He said: "I was just getting my tyres done when I heard a big bang and looked around and saw a car on its roof.

"It looked quite serious.

"The ambulance was here in just a matter of minutes, it was really quick."

A police spokesperson said: "Thames Valley Police officers were called at 3.03pm by the ambulance service following reports that a man had been injured in London Road, Newbury.

"The fire and ambulance service also attended the scene. A man sustained serious injuries and has been taken to hospital for treatment.

"Officers remain at the scene along with the fire and ambulance services."

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  • Ihavenonickname

    23/09/2016 - 16:04

    Let's hope the HSE go over that place like a rash!