Car on roof after ice skid

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A YOUNG woman had to be rescued by firefighters after her car skidded on ice and ended up on its roof in a field.

The 21-year-old was driving along Burnshot Road in Kirkliston when the accident happened just before 7.30am yesterday.

The car skidded on the icy road, crashed into a telegraph pole and then rolled on to its roof, ending up in a field.

The woman had to be freed by firefighters.

She was taken to hospital as a “precaution”.