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Chislehurst crash causing long delays as crews rescue woman trapped inside car

PUBLISHED: 16:05 19 September 2017 | UPDATED: 17:39 19 September 2017

Fire crews rescued a woman trapped in her car after a crash in Chislehurst on Tuesday. Picture: @MPSBromley

Fire crews rescued a woman trapped in her car after a crash in Chislehurst on Tuesday. Picture: @MPSBromley

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The crash happened at around 1.20pm on Tuesday

Firefighters have rescued a woman trapped inside a car after a crash in Chislehurst this afternoon.

‘Significant delays’ are being reported around the scene of the crash at the junction of Bromley Road and Watts Lane.

Police have cordoned off the area after they were called at 1.22pm.

A spokesperson from Met Police said: “We were called to a report of a car in collision with another car on Tuesday, September 19.

“London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade have attended the scene.

“A woman was taken to hospital, the extent of her injuries are not known.”

London Fire Brigade confirmed it sent three fire engines to the scene to rescue the woman from inside one of the vehicles involved in the crash.

She was then passed into the care of paramedics.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We sent an ambulance crew and a single responder in a car to the scene.

“We treated a woman for a spinal injury and took her to hospital.”

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