Car containing casualty winched to safety after leaving the road - Swanscombe
A man believed to be in his sixties was rescued by firefighters using winches and hydraulic cutting gear after his vehicle left the carriageway on London Road, Swanscombe, and ended up 15m into a ditch.
Crews using safe access equipment stabilised the vehicle and gave first aid to the casualty before creating space for paramedics to gain access. The casualty was then transferred to a waiting ambulance for further treatment.
Two other casualties were not trapped.
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Hydraulic rescue equipment,Small tools,First aid kit,Vehicle stabilisation blocks
- Kent Police
- South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)