Clacton: Woman injured in two-vehicle crash

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after being involved in a collision outside an Essex train station.

The two-vehicle crash happened outside Thorpe-le-Soken railway station just before 11am today.

Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in Station Road as the woman was trapped in the wreckage.

Fire crews used specialist cutting equipment to release her before placing her in the care of the East of England Ambulance Service.

EEAST spokesman Gary Sanderson said: “A woman was slightly injured and following treatment by the ambulance crew, she was taken to Colchester General Hospital for further care.”