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.