Woman cut from car in ditch at Holsworthy

08:51 23 January 2014

Archant

The 71-year-old was taken to hospital after the car ended up on its roof in a ditch on the A388.

A WOMAN had to be cut from a car yesterday evening (Weds) after it rolled onto its roof and landed in a ditch in Holsworthy.

Police, fire and ambulance crews arrived at the scene near Merryfield Farm on the A388 just after 5pm.

A police spokesman said the 71-year-old from the Holsworthy area was reported to be suffering from shock.

Officers had to close the road while fire crews from Holsworthy and Torrington her from the blue Toyota Yaris.

She was taken to North Devon District Hospital with neck and back injuries but a police spokesman said these were not thought to be serious.

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