Firefighters 'feared the worst' after car with woman and dog inside rolled into woods off Hampshire road

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A WOMAN and dog had a lucky escape from a car crash earlier, after the vehicle they were travelling in rolled into the nearby woods.

Fire crews from Havant, Emsworth and Cosham were called to Emsworth Common Road in Havant at 3.10pm this afternoon, responding to reports of an RTC.

The car had apparently rolled off the road, in what Havant Fire Station’s crew manager, Simon Morford, described as a ‘really serious incident’.

‘We were expecting the worst,’ he said.

‘The car was on its side when we arrived and the woman was still inside.

‘Fortunately, she only had minor injuries, with a potentially broken wrist. We tunnelled her out the back of her car and handed her over to an ambulance crew.

‘The dog was absolutely fine.’

The exact nature of the single-vehicle incident is unknown.

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