Two people and dog sustain “minor injuries” after car rollover in Andover


TWO people and a dog sustained “minor injuries” after a car overturned in Andover earlier this afternoon.

At 12:30 p.m. Thursday, December 9, firefighters at Andover Station were called in about a road traffic incident, where a car was on its roof near the Smannell / Newbury Road roundabout.

Two occupants and a dog exited the vehicle on their own with minor injuries. They were seen at the scene by the South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust team.

Posting on Facebook, the Andover Fire Station wrote: “Please stay safe this Christmas and never forget to drive to get there.”

A spokesperson for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight told the announcer: “Andover firefighters were called in over a car that had rolled onto its roof on the Newbury Road roundabout at 12:29 pm this after -midday.

“No passengers were trapped in the vehicle and the two occupants were treated by paramedics from the South Central Ambulance Service.

“The Basingstoke firefighters were arrested because they were no longer needed.

“HIWFRS secured the scene before returning to the station at 1:09 PM.”

A SCAS spokesperson added: “We were called at 12:21 pm at Smannell Road for reports of a car on its roof.

“We dispatched a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic team leader and an ambulance team to the scene to assess two patients for minor injuries.

“After the on-site assessment, no one required hospital treatment.”

The advertiser has contacted Hampshire Constabulary for comment.


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