Call for caution after trio of crashes

Emergency services have been busy on the Thame roads
Emergency services have been busy on the Thame roads

Fire crews form Thame and Wheatley along with specialist rescue crews from Kidlington Fire Station have attended three serious crashes near Thame in the last week.

On October 27 at 11pm a car left the road on the A329 between Milton Common and Thame and a man was seriously hurt after being thrown from his car after colliding with a tree. He was treated by fire and rescue crews working alongside the ambulance service. On November 3 at 9.40pm two vehicles collided and left the motorway near junction 8a of the M40 and two men were treated at the scene and taken to hospital by ambulance.

On Wednesday (November 6) at 3.40pm, two cars collided on the A329 near Great Milton where one person was seriously hurt had to be cut free from his car by fire and rescue service using hydraulic cutting equipment working alongside the ambulance service. A woman from the second car was also taken to hospital with a broken wrist.

Watch manager Andy Ford from Thame Fire Station said: “The people injured in these collisions suffered serious injuries and its very fortunate it has not been worse. We would remind all drivers that with the dark nights and wet weather, road conditions can be slippery.”