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.


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“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.”

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