Woman trapped in car on its roof

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Fire crews were called to free a woman who was trapped in an overturned car.

The two crews were called to Brightlingsea Road, Elmstead at about 8.40pm on Friday to reports a red Ford Fiesta had overturned into a ditch.

Only one car was involved in the collision and the crews used cutting equipment to free the woman within 30 minutes.

The woman was taken to Colchester General Hospital with a suspected shoulder injury. 

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5:55pm Sat 1 Mar 14

stevedawson says...

Ford fiestas in the hands of women drivers can be lethal.
Ford fiestas in the hands of women drivers can be lethal. stevedawson
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9:35am Mon 3 Mar 14

Scoot says...

Another vehicle through the hedge on that stretch of the road. No doubt there will be those blaming it on the road surface, excess water etc etc and demanding that the speed limits are reduced before Stanway Traffic Police have given their report. It could be just down to poor driving..
Another vehicle through the hedge on that stretch of the road. No doubt there will be those blaming it on the road surface, excess water etc etc and demanding that the speed limits are reduced before Stanway Traffic Police have given their report. It could be just down to poor driving.. Scoot
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