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Elderly woman taken to hospital after crash

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: August 18, 2014

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AN elderly woman became trapped in her car following a crash on a rural road near Burton.

The driver had to be helped out of her Ford Focus by firefighters after a collision with a flatbed truck in Caldwell Road, Drakelow, at 7.20am this morning.

Fire crews from Burton, Swadlincote and Derby’s Nottingham Road station were all called to the scene.

The woman was not said to be seriously hurt but was taken to hospital as a precaution. The driver of the lorry was not injured.

The road remained closed for more than three hours while debris was cleared.

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