A MOTORIST had to be rescued after her car overturned on the M1 motorway on Sunday.

Fire crews had to cut the woman from the vehicle at around 10.30am having been alerted to the crash.

The woman was driving southbound between junction 36 and junction 35.

It's reported that the car span several times before it flipped over, trapping the woman inside.

The woman was rescued and taken to hospital.