Overturned car traps driver in Lancaster

A car overturned trapping the driver and injuring her legs.

Monday, 8th August 2016, 2:21 pm
Updated Monday, 8th August 2016, 4:24 pm
A woman was taken to hospital with leg injuries after her car overturned.
A woman was taken to hospital with leg injuries after her car overturned.

The ambulance service responded to a 999 call that a driver was trapped in her car on Cockersand Drive, Lancaster.

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By the time fire engines and crews from Lancaster had arrived at the scene, the 20-year-old driver was out of her car. She was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with leg injuries.

Firefighters used a winch to haul the car back onto its wheels and prevent further fuel spillage onto the road surface.

The accident happened at 4.58am on August 7.