Woman injured after car crashes into house

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after she was seriously injured by a car which crashed into her house in Clacton, Essex.

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Woman airlifted to hospital after car crashes into her house

A woman was seriously injured in Clacton after a car crashed into her house Credit: ITV News Anglia

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after she was seriously injured by a car which crashed into her house in Clacton, Essex.

The East of England Ambulance Service were called to Washford Gardens at 11.44am. One ambulance, a response car and the Essex Air Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.

Duty operations manager Steve Box, who attended the scene said: “We believe the woman was struck by the car whilst she was stepping inside the house from the porch, she sustained serious injuries to both ankles.”

Mr Box added: “Our crews and the critical care team from the helicopter worked extremely hard to stabilise the woman at the scene before she was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridgeshire for further care.”

Car hits a house in Clacton

The emergency services have been called to the scene of a crash in Clacton in Essex where a car has smashed into a house.

An emergency call was received at 11.44am to a property in Washford Gardens where it was reported that a car had crashed into a house and injuring a woman inside.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Trust said: "At present we have an ambulance, a duty officer and the Essex Air Ambulance at the scene."

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