A WOMAN was trapped in her car after a crash in Leigh.

The smash took place on London Road, near the Esso Garage, just after 9.55am today.

Firefighters from Leigh and Rayleigh Weir were sent to the scene. They freed the female passenger from a black Ford Fiesta by 10.40am and left her in the care of paramedics.

A section of the road was closed for a short time.