Firefighters release casualty after three vehicle collision in Wivenhoe

Fire crews were called to a blaze in Ipswich

Fire crews were called to a blaze in Ipswich - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called to a three vehicle road traffic collision outside an Essex fire station this afternoon.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident outside Wivenhoe Fire Station in Colchester Road at 4.04pm, as one person was trapped by their injuries.

An engine from the town and one from Colchester were mobilised to the scene.

Crews used specialist cutting equipment to release the casualty, who was then placed in the care of the ambulance service by 5.35pm.