A man was rescued from a water-filled ditch in the early hours of New Year's Day. 

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue said crews were called to reports of a person stuck in a ditch on Christmas Lane in Oulton at 2.10am. 

Two engines from Lowestoft South attended the scene. 

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One male was rescued from a water-filled ditch.

A stop time was called just before 2.30am. 

The man was taken to the James Paget Hospital for further assessment and care.