Firefighters Remove Car Door To Free Woman Following Crash
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Altcar Road, Formby.
Firefighters freed an elderly woman following a car crash.
Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called at 10.34am on Tuesday, June 19, to Altcar Road, Formby.
When firefighters arrived they found a woman trapped in the car. They used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the car door to release the woman. The lady, who was conscious and breathing, was released by 10.50am.
Firefighters also made the vehicle safe. The car had collided with a bollard.
The 78-year-old woman was taken to Southport and Formby District General Hospital. It is understood she was suffering from shock.
An appliance from Formby Community Fire Station attended the call-out.