A WOMAN had to be rescued by fire crews in the early hours of this morning (Saturday August 9) after her car overturned.

Fire engines from Axminster and Honiton were dispatched after a report came in at around 4.30am that a vehicle had rolled over on the Old Taunton Road near Shute, Axminster, with a person trapped inside.

After being released by the crews using hydraulic cutting equipment and small tools, the woman was left in the care of the paramedics.