Lincolnshire

Ambulance skids on icy Lincolnshire road into ditch

Ambulance in ditch
Image caption Three people were rescued from the patient transport vehicle

Fire crews in Lincolnshire had to rescue three people when an ambulance left the road and ended up in a ditch.

Police and firefighters were called to the B1183 at Frithville near Boston at about 1300 GMT on Wednesday.

The East Midlands Ambulance Service vehicle skidded on ice and rolled into a ditch. A patient and two staff were not injured.

A spokesman from Lincolnshire Police said gritters had been called out to help with the icy conditions.

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