Burnley firefighters free casualty trapped inside car on its side after road accident in Nelson

Fire crews from Burnley and Nelson had to free a trapped casualty from a car on its side in Nelson last night.
Fire crews from Burnley and Nelson had to free a trapped casualty from a car on its side in Nelson last night.

Firefighters had to release a trapped casualty from a car when it turned on its side after a road traffic collision last night.

The incident happened in Nelson's Beaufort Street at around 6-20pm.

Fire crews from Burnley and Nelson arrived on the scene and were able to quickly release the casualty before handing them over to the care of paramedics.

Crews were at the scene of the accident for around half an hour.