Two crashes put Aylesbury outskirts in a jam

Scene of accident between Bugle Horn and Fairford Leys roundabout on July 15 2013
Scene of accident between Bugle Horn and Fairford Leys roundabout on July 15 2013

Two crashes within a mile of eachother have caused traffic problems on the outskirts of Aylesbury this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Bishopstone Road at 1.07pm after a car crashed off the road.

A woman in her 80s was taken to hospital for an X-ray after suffering chest injuries.

The road was completely blocked until 3.26pm.

And at 2.49pm a two cars and a van were involved in a pile-up on the A418 in Hartwell, between the Bugle Horn pub and the Fairford Leys roundabout.

No-one was injured.

The road is still partially blocked and causing tailbacks, although it is hoped recovery vehicles will be on the scene within the next hour.