Three rescued after Land Rover plunged down embankment in Leeds

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FIRE crews cut three people free from the wreckage of a Land Rover which had plunged down an embankment during the first of three rescues within an hour following accidents in Leeds last night.

Crews from Hunslet, Rawdon and Cleckheaton were called to reports three people were trapped in the Land Rover which had plunged 10m down an embankment on Kingsfield, Robin Hood, just before 10.30pm.

Three people were cut free from the wreckage and were taken to hospital by ambulance.

Crews from Morley and Stanningley were called to Scott Green at Gildersome just after 10.30pm after a Renault Clio and a Chevrolet car were involved in a collision.

Firefighters cut the roof off he Chevrolet and an 18-year-old man who was a passenger in the car was taken to hospital suffering from suspected neck and leg injuries.

Three other people were taken to hospital for check-ups.

Crews from Moortown and Stanks were called to a report of a single car collision on Blackmoor Lane at Scarcroft just before 11.30pm.

Two people were cut free from the wreckage and placed in the care of paramedics.