TWO elderly women had to be rescued from their car by firefighters after a crash near Wellington.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called at 3.56pm on Wednesday (September 18) to reports of a two car crash in Milverton Road in Langford Budville near Wellington.

One fire engine from Wellington, police and paramedics was sent to the incident and when they arrived they discovered two elderly women were trapped in their car.

The car was at a 45 degree angle on the verge and the road.

Firefighters stabilised the car and worked with paramedics to remove the women from the car.

One woman was taken to hospital via ambulance with chest pains.

Firefighters made the vehicle safe and duty of care was left with the police.