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Firefighters battle to free casualty from car wreckage
9:11am Monday 26th August 2013 in Cornwall
A total of 21 firefighers were called out to Carne beach, Veryan, on the Roseland yesterday evening after a car rolled trapping the injured occupant in the wreckage.
Appliances from St Mawes, Mevagissey and a Rescue Tender from Camborne attended a "serious single vehicle road traffic accident" just after 5pm.
A spokesman said: "Fire crews worked for approximately 27 minutes using crash rescue equipment to perform a difficult extrication of the casualty. At 18:57 this evening it was confirmed that the casualty had been released from the car."
The condition of the casualty has not been released. Devon and Cornwall Police requested that the road was closed.
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