A4 blocked for two hours

Ambulance in road traffic accident

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Police closed Great West Road in Brentford at 2.30pm on Monday afternoon when emergency services cut the roof off the Vauxhall Zafira in a two hour rescue operation.

A paramedic on her way to a 999 call has been taken to hospital with neck injuries after colliding with a van.

A 45 year old man was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed the original call from a 73-year-old man was taken by another paramedic and the pensioner was taken to West Middlesex Hospital.

Two ambulance crews, two duty officers and a doctor were sent to the scene between Ealing Road and Chiswick roundabout.

A police spokesman confirmed the road reopened at 4.30pm and said the van driver had been taken to West Middlesex Hospital but his condition had not yet been assessed.

August 25, 2009

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