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Tuesday, December 3, 2013
A woman had to be freed from a vehicle by the fire service following a road accident today.
The crash happened in Berechurch Hall Road, Colchester, at about 10.40am and involved a green Peugeot and a white transit van.
A spokesman for Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said the car had left the road and gone into a ditch, turning on its side and trapping a woman in her 30s.
Crews stabilised the vehicle and used specialist cutting equipment to remove the roof. The woman was released by 11.51am.
A spokesman for Essex Police said a female had received minor injuries, adding the road was closed for some time.