Update: Woman freed from car in ditch by firefighters in Great Finborough suffers injuries


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A woman is in hospital after firefighters rescued her from a car found in a ditch.

Three fire crews and police officers were called out to the incident in Combs Lane, Great Finborough, near Stowmarket, at around 10.55am today.

Firefighters were forced to cut open the Vauxhall Corsa to rescue the woman. She was freed at around 11.30am.

Paramedics then took the woman, who suffered minor injuries, to West Suffolk General hospital.

An East of England Ambulance spokesman said: “We were called at 10.55am with two rapid response vehicles and an ambulance attending.

“The woman suffered only minor injuries and was transported to West Suffolk General hospital.”

A Suffolk Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “Three fire crews attended and used electronic cutting equipment to free the casualty.”

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A police spokesman said officers were also called to the incident.