Derbyshire fire crews cut women out of smashed up Audi following three-car crash

Fire crews from stations in Derbyshire had to cut out two women who were trapped inside an Audi, following a collision between three cars.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 3:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 4:12 pm

Firefighters from Shirebrook, Bolsover and Mansfield were called to the crash on Common Lane in Pleasley Vale at 2.30pm on Monday, May 3, which left two women trapped inside their vehicle.

The victims of the three-car pile up were cut free by crews and then handed over to East Midlands Ambulance Service to be treated for their injuries.

Derbyshire police also arrived at the scene near Shirebrook, after they received a call about a collision between a Ford Fiesta, Audi A3 and Mercedes C220 at 1.40pm.

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Two women had to be cut free from an Audi following a three-car crash on Common Lane, Pleasley Vale. Credit: Shirebrook Fire Station.

In a post on Facebook, Shirebrook Fire Station released details of the crash which they say left two women trapped, along with pictures of the crash.

The message read: “Crews attended a RTC on Common Lane, Pleasley Vale with 2 adult females trapped.

"Working along side @nottsfire Mansfield crew members & @bolsover_firestation we successfully extricated both casualties & left in the care of EMAS.”

No further details about the injuries the women sustained have been released.

The collision occurred between a Ford Fiesta, Audi A3 and Mercedes C220 yesterday (Monday, May 3). Credit: Shirebrook Fire Station.

In a statement, Derbyshire Constabulary commented that only one woman had been trapped.

“The force was called at 1.40pm to reports of a three-car collision in Common Lane, Pleasley Vale.

“At the scene a Ford Fiesta, Audi A3 and Mercedes C220 were found to have collided causing injuries to one of the drivers which required her to be extricated from her car.

“There is no current update as to her condition and enquiries are continuing into the circumstances of the incident.”

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