AN ELDERLY man had to be cut free from a car following a crash on Gloucester Road, Cirencester near Stratton.

South West Ambulance Service was called to the scene at 11.25pm on January 29 after a crash between two cars.

A 72-year-old man was taken to Great Western hospital with neck pains. He was trapped in his car and had to be cut free.

Two fire engines from Cirencester and Fairford attended the scene with a total of 11 fire fighters. Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service was at the scene for over an hour.