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Pictures: Lucky escape after Stroud horror crash

By Ben_Falconer  |  Posted: April 07, 2014

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MOTORISTS escaped unscathed from a horror crash which saw a van plunge off a main road.

Three vehicles were involved in a collision at the A46 Bath Road/Dudbridge Road junction in Rodborough, Stroud this afternoon.

It’s believed the van, which was heading on to the A46 from Dudbridge Road, was in collision with a tanker lorry coming from Stroud.

The Ford Transit van was also involved in a collision with a Mitsubishi 4x4, before plunging through metal railings and 10ft down a steep bank and on to the forecourt of Stroud Auctions on the Bath Road Trading Estate.

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Emergency services raced to the scene.

“It happened very quickly,” said van driver Matt Neale. “Luckily no-one was hurt. It could have been so much worse.”

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