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Loughton: Three Hurt After Taxi Crashes Into Flats
Three people have been injured after a taxi crashed into a block of flats in Loughton.
Firefighters were called to the junction of High Road and Lower Park Road at around 4.40 this morning (Wednesday 5 March).
Two vehicles were involved in the collision and three people were released before crews arrived.
Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to free a fourth person from the back of the taxi.
ECFRS' Urban Search and Rescue team were ordered to the scene along with structural engineers.
A spokesperson for East of England Ambulance Service said: "We treated three casualties, one suffering a head injury and another two with neck pain.
"All were conveyed to Whipps Cross Hospital for further treatment, none of them thought to be in life threatening conditions."
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