Fire crews cut driver from car

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Artists impression of the Solent Freedom Tunnel portal at Whippingham, IOW. 
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The Able Connections proposal is to create a new North-South axis through the centre of the Solent region by constructing a tunnel from the M27 east of junction 9 to the Whippingham roundabout on the Isle of Wight, with an additional access intersection 'cut and cover' portal near the mainland coast between Browndown and Meon.  (options being discussed). The scheme brings a range of benefits to the region, including a step change in the connectivity of the Solents emerging mass transit public transport network, reduced highway congestion, reduced HGVs in city centres, new habitat for wildlife and public amenity, agglomeration benefits for industries in the Aerospace, Marine Defence and Composites sectors and other major employers in south Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, as well as improved accessibility for tourists to the island. The scheme

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FIREFIGHTERS have freed a woman from her car after it collided with a wall.

Crews from both Cosham and Southsea were called the collision, which involved two vehicles, at 3.10pm.

Reports initially said the incident happened on Elphinstone Road, Southsea, though updated reports put the location at the junction of Kent Road and Ashburton Road, nearby.

The cause of the collision, which happened between a Ford Transit van and a Ford Focus, is not known.

Medics from South Central Ambulance Service asked fire crews to take the roof off the car after assessing the elderly female car driver, who was found to be ‘medically trapped’ in the vehicle due to injury.

The woman was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital shortly after 4pm, along with another casualty where they are being treated for minor injuries.

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