Woman trapped under wheels of car in Rutland Close, Epsom

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Firefighters rescued a woman from "under the wheels" of a car this morning.

An air ambulance was called out after the incident in Rutland Close, near Longmead Road, Epsom, at about 5.40am.

An Epsom fire station spokesman said: "This morning a woman was trapped under the wheels of a car."

A Surrey Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said two fire engines were called out to rescue a 67-year-old pedestrian from under a car.  

A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said an air ambulance, two ambulances and a car attended the scene. 

He said: "The woman suffered head injuries and was taken by road to St George's Hospital in Tooting." 

Ewell resident Paul Warner said he heard a helicopter when he got up with his son at about 6.30am.

Mr Warner said: "It sounded really close and really loud. It sounded like it was landing or taking off.

"I just wondered what was going on. I thought there might be some sort of crime taking place."

Rutland Close is reportedly sealed off.

Did you hear the air ambulance? Do you have any more information?

Call the newsdesk on 020 8299 1324 or email alice.foster@london.newsquest.co.uk.

 

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