FIREFIGHTERS freed a man trapped in his overturned car following a road smash.

Essex Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to a road traffic collision in Canvey tonight at 8.44pm.

Crews from Canvey and Rayleigh Weir attended and found a man trapped in car, which had overturned and landed on its roof, in Craven Avenue.

A man was freed at 9.21pm and left in the care of the Ambulance Service.