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Four people were hospitalized in Thurmaston after two car accidents on the A607

Four people were hospitalized after two cars crashed at a key intersection in Thurmaston.

On Saturday (May 8), shortly after 7 p.m., emergency services were called to the scene on Barkbythorpe Road at the Asda roundabout.

One person had to be released by firefighters and was taken to Queen’s Medical Center in Nottingham by paramedics.

Three others were slightly injured and taken to the Royal Infirmary in Leicester.

The A607 was closed in both directions while the fire service made the vehicles safe.

The Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Upon arrival, the incident was confirmed as an RTC which involved 2 vehicles, 1 of which was trapped.

“The fire department uses hydraulic cutting equipment to free 1 victim from the vehicle.”

Firefighters from Birstall Station and Eastern Station participated in the incident.

An update at 7:55 p.m. said three people had been examined by paramedics while a fourth had been removed from a vehicle by firefighters and was on their way to the hospital.

The street reopened just before 9 p.m.

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