Yarmouth car crash and fire: Passers-by helped those hurt

One person has been flown to hospital in Southampton by the Dorset and Somerset air ambulance this morning (Sunday), after crash and car fire in Yarmouth.

Two others have been taken to St Mary’s Hospital in Newport by the Isle of Wight ambulance service.

Emergency crews were called to Tennyson Road just before 7:20am.

A car caught fire – closing the road – and diversions were in place in the Bouldnor Road area.

Isle of Wight County Press:

Image: Freshwater Fire Station

Isle of Wight firefighters from Freshwater, Newport and Yarmouth were on scene and used breathing apparatus and hoses to put out the flames.

Posting pictures of the scene, Freshwater Fire Station said: “Three adults were assisted from the vehicle by members of the public.

“Fire crews extinguished the fire and assisted Isle of Wight Ambulance and 111 Service with casualty care.

“An excellent example of multiple training disciplines coming into play. We wish all casualties involved a very speedy recovery.”

Read more: Three hurt, car on fire after crash in Yarmouth

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