Brightlingsea: Firefighters release casualty from car

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Firefighters in Essex have released a female who was trapped in her car following a collision.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident, which happened on Church Road, Brightlingsea, at 7.23am.

One appliance from Brightlingsea and one from Clacton were in attendance.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “Firefighters were called to an RTC involving two vehicles.

“One person was trapped by their injuries. Crews used specialist cutting equipment to release the casualty by 7.54am.

“The casualty was placed in the care of the Ambulance Service.”

An Essex Police spokesman said the injuries were not believed to be serious.

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The police were notified of the incident just before 7am.

The two cars involved were a silver Peugeot 206 and a silver Wolkswagen Passat.

The police spokesman added: “Police are investigating the circumstances leading up to the crash and one of the drivers has been reported for careless driving.”