Firefighters cut roof off BMW to free injured driver following Hampstead crash

The fire brigade had to cut the roof off a BMW to rescue a woman after a car crash in Hampstead Lane

The fire brigade had to cut the roof off a BMW to rescue a woman after a car crash in Hampstead Lane. Picture: Polly Hancock - Credit: Archant

Firefighters had to cut the roof off a wrecked BMW to rescue an injured driver after a crash near Hampstead Heath yesterday.

The fire brigade had to cut the roof off a BMW to rescue a woman after a car crash in Hampstead Lane

The fire brigade had to cut the roof off a BMW to rescue a woman after a car crash in Hampstead Lane. Picture: Polly Hancock - Credit: Archant

The 61-year-old woman’s BMW collided with another car in Hampstead Lane, near the junction with Courtenay Avenue, shortly after 3pm.

A team of firefighters broke open the roof to release the woman before she was rushed to hospital by ambulance with a broken arm and concussion.

Police made no arrests.