Elderly woman cut from car after collision in Coulsdon

Croydon Guardian: Woman taken to hospital after collision in Coulsdon Woman taken to hospital after collision in Coulsdon

A 76-year-old woman was cut from a car after a collision involving two cars in Coulsdon last night.

Firefighters from Purley fire station were called to Marlpit Lane at 11pm, where there they had to cut a woman from her Nissan Micra.

She suffered hip and upper leg injuries in the crash and was taken to hospital.

A spokesman for the London Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 9.50pm and we sent an ambulance crew and a responder in a car.

"Our staff treated a 76-year-old woman, she was concious, but suffered from pain in her hip and a cut to her knee.

"She was stabilised at the scene involving being given oxygen and a pain reducing drug before being taken as a priority to St George's Hospital.

"Our staff were at the scene for quite a while and left the scene at 11.15pm."

The female driver of the second car- a BMW, was able to get out of her vehicle unaided.

Police also attended the incident but no arrests were made.

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