Three-vehicle collision near Chipping Norton leaves six people injured, including one seriously

A three-vehicle collision on the Stratford Road A3400 near Chipping Norton sent a man to hospital and left five others injured, including three children.

By Matt Elofson
Thursday, 27th January 2022, 12:44 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th January 2022, 1:28 pm

The collision occurred on the A3400 Stratford Road around 5.30pm last night, Wednesday January 26.

The South Central Ambulance Service attended the three-vehicle collision along with the West Midlands Ambulance Service and the Thames Valley Air Ambulance.

A man from one of the vehicles was left with serious injuries and taken to John Radcliffe Hospital for treatment. Five other people from the collision received treatment for minor injuries, which included an elderly man and two 10-year-old children from one vehicle and a teenager and an adult from another vehicle.

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Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Service sent multiple crews to a three-vehicle collision on the A3400 Stratford Road last night, Wednesday January 26 (Fire appliance image from Oxfordshire County Council)

A South Central Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We sent two ambulances and a paramedic team leader in a rapid response vehicle to the incident.

"Our staff worked with the air ambulance team to treat the most serious injured patient before he was taken by road to the major trauma unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital. The air ambulance team accompanied the patient in the back of the ambulance."

All other patents from the collision were treated at the scene by ambulance crews.

Four crews of firefighters responded to the multi-vehicle collision. Crews from Hook Norton, Deddington and Banbury fire stations attended the scene alongside colleagues from Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service.

A spokesperson for Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Service said: "Crews worked hard to extract one man from one of three cars that had been involved. Five other people were also assessed and treated by the ambulance service."

Thames Valley Police also attended the collision, but they are not releasing any information on the collision.

The A3400 road was closed for several hours last night, Wednesday January 26, while emergency services attended the collision.