A WOMAN had to be rescued from a car after it flipped onto its side.

Emergency services were called to the scene, outside the Tesco supermarket where Huddersfield road meets Bradford Road in Brighouse, at about 9.45am today.

Firefighters freed the woman from the blue Fiat Punto and she was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

Police officers reopened the road at 10.35am.