A PERSON had to be cut free from a car after a crash.

The crash took place on Little Gypps Close on Canvey at 2.42pm yesterday, which saw a car crash into a tree.

A spokesman for Essex Fire Service said: "On arrival, crews advised that one vehicle had left the roadway and collided with a tree. One person was trapped inside.

"Firefighters managed to release the casualty by 3.28pm, before leaving them in the care of the Ambulance Service."