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Woman injured as car overturns on busy road
A WOMAN was pulled from an overturned car after a crash which shut a main road in South Oxfordshire for nearly two hours.
The accident, which only involved the one vehicle, happened on the A417 near Blewbury at about 10.40am yesterday.
Police shut off the road in both directions between the B4016 Bessel’s Way and Chalk Hill. The woman travelling in a red Vauxhall was freed from the car by Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Two fire engines were sent to the scene of the accident and firefighters used hydraulic equipment to help the trapped woman.
She was taken to hospital by paramedics. Her injuries were last night understood not to be life threatening. The road reopened at about 12.30pm.