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Kent Fire and Rescue Service crews free woman from Mercedes in Walderslade after it overturns in Upper Robin Hood Lane crash

By Lynn Cox

A woman had to be freed from her car by firefighters after it overturned on a road in Chatham following a crash with two vehicles today.

Firefighters were called to Upper Robin Hood Lane, in Walderslade, shortly before 11.30am.

The 41-year-old woman was trapped in the silver Mercedes after it ended up on it side.

Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to free the woman. Library picture: @Garethcook7
Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to free the woman. Library picture: @Garethcook7

Emergency services closed the road for about an hour-and-a-half while Medway firefighters dealt with the crash.

After the woman was freed, she was taken to hospital by ambulance crews.

However, she is not thought to have suffered serious injuries.

Emergency services at the scene of the crash in Robin Hood Lane, Chatham. Picture: @Garethcook7
Emergency services at the scene of the crash in Robin Hood Lane, Chatham. Picture: @Garethcook7

It happened at the junction with Tunbury Avenue. The road was reopened at 1pm.

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