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Incident Date: 29 August 2017
Between 8.30am and 5.30 pm today, we have attended 34 incidents, read about a road traffic collision in Oldham below.
Road traffic collision - Oldham
AT 11.07am on Tuesday, August 29, two fire engines from Oldham and Hollins, as well as two rescue vehicles from Ashton under Lyne were called to a road traffic collision in Holmfirth Road, Oldham.
On arrival firefighters found a car had gone off the road and down an embankment, with one person still inside it. To free the person firefighters used a winch, rope access equipment and cutting gear.
Once the person was safely freed from the car they were taken to hospital, firefighters remained on the scene for one hour.