Hereford & Worcester

Woman impaled on a gate spike in Droitwich freed

Fire crews had to use cutting equipment to free a woman after she became impaled on a gate.

They were called to a house in Showell Road in Droitwich just before 23:00 BST on Saturday.

Station Commander Ian Jallands, from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, said: "She stayed calm throughout her ordeal and her arm was freed in around 15 minutes."

The woman was taken by ambulance to hospital for treatment.

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