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Woman dragged from car moments before it burst into flames

A driver was pulled from her crashed car in Essex seconds before it burst into flames, firefighters said.

The woman was travelling south of Colchester when the incident happened on Wednesday.

Firefighters say her rescuer probably saved her life.

She was taken to hospital suffering from shock but was otherwise uninjured.

  • 15 Nov 2012
  • From the section England