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Trapped women rescued from crash

By Ben_Falconer  |  Posted: November 28, 2012

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Firefighters pulled two women from the wreckage of a car crash on a steep, narrow lane.

Two appliances from Stroud fire station were sent with 11 crew to Frocester Hill near Stroud after being alerted to the collision at 5.20pm yesterday.

They found two women trapped in their vehicles and they spent just over 30 minutes rescuing them.

Both were taken to hospital by Great Western Ambulance Service.

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  • alfieharry  |  December 02 2012, 8:27PM

    Actually, the spot where this happened is neither steep nor narrow. It was about half way along the bottom stretch leading from the farm on the corner bend towards Coronation Cottages on the edge of Frocester itself. It was dark... it wasn't raining at that time although it had been earlier. How do I know? I was driving one of the cars, when a car coming in the opposite direction pulled out in front of me from a row of traffic. There was nothing I could have done to avoid impact. As it is, Lord G, both me and the other driver could have been killed, so I for one would appreciate a bit less of the flippancy. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank all the Emergency Services crews who attended the scene, and all other drivers who stopped to assist at the time.

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  • Lecorche  |  November 28 2012, 10:24AM

    I think not,Lord G. Teflon Hill,as it's amusingly known,is not the best of routes when it's raining. I don't know how TiG thinks it's a narrow lane though.

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  • Lord_Gaga_  |  November 28 2012, 9:19AM

    women drivers, eh!

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