Lucky escape after car crashes into ditch near Wool

Three people were rescued from a vehicle by fire crews after their car came off the road at Burton Cross near Wool in Dorset.

The incident happened just after 1 pm on Sunday 9th May 2022.

Wareham Fire Station vehicles
Wareham Fire Station

A crew from Wareham Fire Station attended, along with a fire crew from Poole

“Two people from the car were helped to safety, and a third was cut free”

A spokesperson from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue service said:

“We were called to Burton Cross, Wool after a car came off the road and went down an embankment.

“Two crews attended, from Wareham and Poole; two people from the car were helped to safety, and a third was cut free. All three were left in the care of the ambulance service.”

Car in ditch in Wool
Wareham Fire Station

The blue car ended up in a ditch among undergrowth and trees

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