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Driver rescued from Stratford-upon-Avon bridge plunge

Car in brook Image copyright West Midlands Ambulance Service
Image caption The driver escaped with only minor injuries

A motorist has been rescued after her car crashed over a bridge and plunged into a brook in Stratford-upon-Avon.

The crash happened at the junction of Evesham Road and Luddington Road at about 15:50 BST.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said crews arrived to find the car upside down and partially submerged in a brook.

It took about 40 minutes to free the woman, in her 70s, who escaped with only minor injuries.

She was taken to Warwick Hospital for further checks.

Image copyright West Midlands Ambulance Service

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