Firefighters released a woman trapped in a car following a three-vehicle collision yesterday.

The woman, in her 30s, was trapped for around 40 minutes and later taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow with back and neck pain.

The crash occurred in Fyfield Road, Ongar, at around 11.40am and all three emergency services attended.

The vehicles involved were a white Ford Transit a red Ford Ka and a Grey VW Golf.