Man cut free from wreckage after three-car crash on main York road

The scene at the crash. Photograph: Station Manager Bob Hoskins on Twitter
11 Aug 2020 @ 5.05 pm
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Four people were injured in an accident on a main York road this afternoon (Tuesday).

The crash happened at about 2.25pm on Shipton Road, outside the York Cricket & Rugby Club.

It involved three cars.

The damaged Honda. Photograph: Station Manager Bob Hoskins on Twitter
Firefighters cut a man free from this car after the accident

Firefighters from Huntington and Acomb went to the crash and used hydraulic cutting equipment to free a man trapped in one of the vehicles.

A spokeswoman from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service said one casualty was taken to Leeds General Infirmary and another to York Hospital.

Two more people were treated at the scene.

One of the vehicles involved was an Uber.

Shipton Road was closed in both directions while emergency services dealt with the accident. It has since reopened.

One thought on “Man cut free from wreckage after three-car crash on main York road

  1. one of the cars was an uber………do you mean it was an Uber cab/taxi or has a new make of car been shipped into the UK……we expect this kind of journalism from the Press, but come on, rise above these lazy standards

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