Driver left trapped with serious injuries after three car crash

A driver had to be rescued from their car after a three car crash in Glenfield.

The incident happened at around 6.50pm on Friday evening on Glenfrith Way, on junction of the Groby Road roundabout in Glenfield.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene by East Midlands Ambulance at 6.48pm, who confirmed that one person was medically trapped in their car after the incident.

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The trapped person had injuries to their neck and back, and needed immediate extraction from their vehicle to receive further medical treatment.

Four appliances were originally called out, one from Western fire station, one from Birstall fire station, and two from Southern Technical Rescue, but the latter two were stood down as they were not required.

The fire service arrived at the scene and extracted the casualty once paramedics had arrived at the scene.

They then made the vehicle safe, and the person was taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary via road ambulance.

An incident update by Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Upon arrival incident confirmed as RTC involving three vehicles – one person was medically trapped with back and neck injury

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“Fire Service awaited the arrival of EMAS and then extrication of casualty took place. Vehicles made safe and casualty was taken to LRI by ambulance.

“Four appliances were originally called, one appliance from Western, one appliance from Birstall, and two appliances from Southern Technical Rescue – but the latter two were stood down as not required.”

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