Lakenheath: Man rescued from van which crashed into ditch

A man was taken to hospital after he had been rescued from a van which had hit a tree

A man was taken to hospital after he had been rescued from a van which had hit a tree - Credit: Archant

Fire crews have saved a man stuck in a van which came off the road and into a tree.

Crews from Brandon, Mildenhall and Methwold were called to Station Road, Lakenheath, at about 4.40pm.

Brandon were first in attendance at 4.55pm and found a van on its side in a dry ditch, with the man still in the vehicle.

Firefighters stabilised the vehicle in order to assist the man from the vehicle.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 4.42pm to reports of a vehicle colliding with a tree. We attended to a male casualty who was taken to West Suffolk Hospital where their condition wasn’t thought to be life-threatening.”


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