Essex firefighters rescue man trapped in his car following crash in St John’s Road, Clacton

Police closed a road in Sudbury after three vehicles collided. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Police closed a road in Sudbury after three vehicles collided. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: Tom Potter

Paramedics checked over a man who became trapped in his vehicle after a crash in Clacton earlier today.

Two fire crews from the town were sent to St John’s Road at its junction with Earl’s Hall Drive at around 11.57am today.

Police and ambulance crews were also called to the scene to reports of a crash involving two cars.

Firefighters worked with paramedics to help release one person, a man, who was trapped inside his vehicle.

He was treated at the scene after being cut free at around 12.15pm.

Ambulance crews said they treated one patient. No-one else is believed to have been hurt.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) said: “We were called to reports of a road traffic collision in St John’s Road, Clacton, shortly before 12pm today.

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“We sent one ambulance crew to the scene and treated one man. We did not transport the patient to hospital.”

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