Woman trapped as car overturns in Stevenage

Firefighters and paramedics speak to the woman trapped in her overturned car. Credit: East of Englan

Firefighters and paramedics speak to the woman trapped in her overturned car. Credit: East of England Ambulance Service Trust - Credit: Archant

A woman is trapped inside her car which overturned this morning (Wednesday).

Emergency services work to free the woman following a crash in Rectory Lane, Stevenage. Credit: East

Emergency services work to free the woman following a crash in Rectory Lane, Stevenage. Credit: East of England Ambulance Service Trust - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called to Rectory Lane in Stevenage at about 9.35am after reports that a dark blue Peugeot was on its roof near to the junction with North Road.

The 42-year-old is currently being cut free by firefighters in co-ordination with paramedics, and the road has been closed in both directions.

Update: The woman, from Stevenage, has been taken to Lister Hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. The car was recovered and the road reopened by 11am.