Trapped driver freed from car by firefighters after crash in Barnadiston

Police were called to the scene. Stock image. Picture: James Bass

Police were called to the scene. Stock image. Picture: James Bass - Credit: James Bass

A woman complaining of back pain was released from her car by firefighters this morning after a crash in Barnadiston.

Police, paramedics and fire crews were sent to the village at 9.21am to reports a car had gone into a ditch.

Firefighters from Clare and Haverhill helped to release the woman, who became trapped in the crash, and had managed to free her by 9.49am.

A Suffolk Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “Police requested our attendance to an RTC at this location.

“Crews arrived on scene to find one car in a ditch with one female trapped with back pain. “Crews stabilised the vehicle.


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“At 9.49am the casualty was released from the vehicle and left in the care of the ambulance crew.”

The woman was not seriously hurt, a spokesman for Suffolk police added.

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