Firefighters cut trapped person from upturned car

A trapped person was rescued by firefighters from an upturned car in a field.

Saturday, 2nd July 2016, 10:57 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 5:03 pm
Weeton Road, Weeton

The incident happened on Weeton Road, Weeton, at around 8.50pm last night.

One fire engine from Wesham and one from South Shore were called to reports of a road traffic collision.

On arrival, crews found a car upturned in a field.

They used cutting and spreading equipment to release one person who was trapped in the vehicle.

The casualty was tranferred to hospital by the North West Ambulance Service.

Crews were at the scene for around 35 minutes.