AN elderly couple were rushed to hospital after their car was involved in a collision with a traffic island.

Fire crews from Bracknell and Camberley fire stations were called to the incident, in London Road, Sunningdale, at about 2pm today.

They had to free a couple, believed to be in their 70s, from a Skoda after the collision.

Firefighters had to cut the roof off the car to help the couple escape.

An ambulance was also called to the scene and took the couple to Frimley Park hospital as a precaution.