A woman trapped inside a car following a collision was freed by firefighters.

The incident happened near Gunpowder Park, Waltham Abbey, yesterday (Thursday, November 28)).

Fire crews from Waltham Abbey, Loughton and Epping were called at 8:25pm and attended to the scene.

On arrival, crews reported that two vehicles had collided and a woman was trapped in her car.

Firefighters worked to release the woman by 9:15pm and she was left in the care of the Ambulance Service.