Firefighters free two people trapped in car following crash in Felsted

PUBLISHED: 15:02 18 September 2017 | UPDATED: 15:02 18 September 2017

Firefighters freed two people after a crash in Felsted.

Firefighters freed two people after a crash in Felsted.


Two people had to be freed from their car after ending up in a ditch in north Essex this morning.

Firefighters were called around 9.40am to release two people, who had been trapped in a vehicle after a crash with an electricty pole on the B1417 Braintree Road at Felsted left the car in a ditch.

Two fire crews from Braintree worked to free both people by 10.30am and one person with a head injury was treated at the scene and taken to Broomfield Hospital for further care.

Their condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 9.40am today to a report of a car that had collided into a ditch on the B1417 at Felsted.

“An ambulance crew and our Hazardous Area Response Team were dispatched to a report of two people in the car.

“One patient with a head injury was treated at the scene and was taken to Broomfield Hospital for further care.

“Their condition is not believed to be life-threatening.”


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