Woman cut free from crashed car

Woman taken to hospital after her vehicle ended up on its side on a grassy verge.

A DRIVER has been taken to hospital after she was cut free from her car following a crash.

Emergency service workers were called to North Stow, near Bury St Edmunds, shortly after 8.30am following the single vehicle accident.

The crash, victim, a 37-year-old woman, was trapped inside her car, which had ended up on its side on the soft verge beside the road.

Paramedics at the scene called for support from the fire service, which dispatched two crews and an “enhanced rescue” unit from its Bury station to the scene.

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Firefighters righted the vehicle onto its wheels and then cut the top of the victim’s car off using specialist equipment. The woman was freed from the vehicle and transferred to the ambulance, which drove away to West Suffolk Hospital at 9.46am. The extent of her injuries are currently unknown.

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