Woman cut free after car ends up on roof following crash at Coltishall

Emergency services were called after a crash at Coltishall. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Emergency services were called after a crash at Coltishall. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

A woman has been taken to hospital after she was cut out of a car which ended up on its roof following a two-car crash in Coltishall.

Emergency services, including fire crews from Sprowston, Earlham and North Walsham, were called to the B1150 at about 4.30pm on Thursday, July 20.

Two people were trapped in the vehicles and enhanced hydraulic rescue equipment was used to extricate the casualties.

A Norfolk police spokesman said a woman was taken out of one of the cars, which was on its roof.

Another car left the road and ended up in a field.


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A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust said: 'We were called at 4.35pm today to a report of a road traffic collision on the B1150 at Coltishall.

'A rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer and East Anglian Air Ambulance were dispatched to report of one patient who was trapped.

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'They treated a woman, believed to be in her 30s, who had suffered minor injuries.

'She was taken by land ambulance to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further care.'

Vehicles were recovered just after 6pm.

Meanwhile, there was another two vehicle crash at Mundesley Road, Knapton at 5.10pm. Fire crews attended and made the scene safe after an electricity pylon was hit. No-one was hurt.

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