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Incident Date: 18 January 2018
Between 8.30am and 5.30pm on Thursday, January 18 we attended 43 incidents, including the below road traffic collision on the M62.
Road Traffic Collision - M62
AT 12.48pm on Thursday, January 18, three fire engines from Heywood and Chadderton, as well as the technical response unit, and major response unit from Ashton Under Lyne were called to a road traffic collision on the M62.
On arrival firefighters found a lorry and a van had collided, leaving one person trapped within the van. To free the person from the van firefighters used road traffic collision equipment.
Once safely out of the vehicle, paramedics treated the person before they were taken to hospital. Firefighters were at the incident for just under two hours.