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Three people trapped in Chessington pile-up
Three injured people were trapped when a number of cars collided early this morning.
The pile-up injured six people at about 4.30am in Leatherhead Road, Chessington, near the Monkey Puzzle Beefeater Grill.
Two Epsom fire engines and three London fire engines were called to the scene.
A man, 28, with back pain and an ankle injury was taken to Kingston Hospital and three patients were taken as a priority to St George's Hospital in Tooting.
A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said staff treated a woman, 22, with back pain, a man, 35, with leg and chest injuries and a woman with a serious leg injury.
A air ambulance control car, four ambulance crews, two duty mangers, a medical team in a car and a hazardous area response team rushed to the scene after being called at 4.35am.
Firefighter Jane Northeast said: "Three people were trapped so firefighters extricated and removed them.
"We were back here at half past six but I imagine it was still going on after we left.
"Police have got to investigate and see what happened."
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