Two people cut free by firefighters after car crash at Alstonefield

FIREFIGHTERS cut free two people trapped in the wreckage of their crashed car in the Staffordshire Moorlands shortly after midnight.

Crews from Longnor and Leek fire stations were despatched to the incident on the B5054 at Alstonefield.

A Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “ One male and one female were released from the vehicle using hydraulic cutting equipment and then taken to hospital.”