A WOMAN has had a lucky escape after a crash in Herefordshire this afternoon, firefighters have said.

A fire service spokesperson said crews from Kingsland and Leintwardine were called to a single vehicle crash near Aymestrey just before 3pm today.

The air ambulance was also called to the scene.

One woman was trapped beneath the vehicle and was released into the care of paramedics using specialist tools.

"She was very lucky to walk away from this accident," a Kingland Fire Station spokesperson said.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called to a remote property in the Aymestrey area of Herefordshire at about 2.40pm on Thursday afternoon to reports of a woman who was trapped under a car. 

"An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham were sent to the scene. On arrival, it was discovered that the incident had happened at slow speed. 

"The woman was extricated and assessed for potentially serious injuries.

"After treatment at the scene, she was taken by land ambulance to Hereford County Hospital at normal road speed."