Man cut from van after A 13 early hours road smash

Three fire engines attended the scene

Three fire engines attended the scene

First published in Echo News by

A MAN had to be cut free from a van after it crashed on the A13 in the early hours.

Three fire crews, two from Grays and one from Orsett, used special cutting equipment to release the driver after he crashed on the Southend-bound carriageway between the A1089 Orsett Cock and Dock Approach Road, Tilbury junctions at 3.03am this morning. 

Firefighters took around an hour to free him before he was taken from the scene by paramedics.

An Essex Fire and Rescue spokesman said: Police closed the road while firefighters stabilised the venicle and worked alongside paramedics to free the casualty. He was released by 4.03am and left in the care of the ambulance service."

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11:30am Sun 20 Apr 14

Cor Blimey says...

The police are Corrupt - f5ck em wrote:
Another drunk driver.
With a user name such as yours I suppose I should expect such a pathetic comment.
The driver could have fallen ill at the wheel
The driver could have swerved to miss an object or animal in the road
The driver could have had a tyre blow out

The list of possible causes is endless

I wish the driver a speedy recovery
[quote][p][bold]The police are Corrupt - f5ck em[/bold] wrote: Another drunk driver.[/p][/quote]With a user name such as yours I suppose I should expect such a pathetic comment. The driver could have fallen ill at the wheel The driver could have swerved to miss an object or animal in the road The driver could have had a tyre blow out The list of possible causes is endless I wish the driver a speedy recovery Cor Blimey
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6:29pm Mon 21 Apr 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

One less cocky van driver...
One less cocky van driver... carnmountyouknowitmakessense
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