Woman rescued after car ends up in river near Wisbech

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 had to be rescued from a vehicle which had ended up in a river near Wisbech on Saturday evening.

The incident happened at 9.37pm at Tilney Fen End.

Appliances from King's Lynn and West Walton along with a boat team from King's Lynn attended.

Fire crews, who were on scene for 40 minutes, had to release the woman from the vehicle which was partly submerged in the water.

An ambulance crew, officer and rapid response vehicle were sent by the East of England Ambulance Service.

They assessed the woman at the scene and she did not require transport to hospital.