Woman cut free after road crash

A WOMAN suffering from suspected whiplash had to be cut out of her car by the fire brigade after colliding with a van. Emergency services were called to the scene in Ripple Road, Barking, and police closed the street between Upney Lane and Blake Avenue –

A WOMAN suffering from suspected whiplash had to be cut out of her car by the fire brigade after colliding with a van.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Ripple Road, Barking, and police closed the street between Upney Lane and Blake Avenue - buses and traffic had to be redirected.

Fire-fighters removed the roof of the woman's car and she was taken to Queen's hospital by ambulance.

The crash happened at around 8am last Tuesday (February 10), no-one was seriously injured.