Firefighters cut injured person free after car crashes into electricity pylon near Leighton Buzzard

The road was closed while crews worked at the scene

By Steve Sims
Wednesday, 5th January 2022, 3:23 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th January 2022, 3:25 pm

A person needed cutting free from a car after the vehicle collided with an electricity pylon on the B488 in the hamlet of Horton, near Leighton Buzzard.

The incident happened shortly after midnight this morning (Wednesday, January 5), with two fire crews from Bedfordshire attending the scene.

The firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment, and casualty manual handling gear to release the injured person, who was passed into the care of South Central Ambulance Service. A second person released themselves from the vehicle.

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A road closure was put in place while the crews worked at the scene.

Thames Valley Police and the Air Ambulance Service were also in attendance.