Leiston: Firefighters rescue injured man from car

A MAN had to be rescued by four fire crews after a crash near Leiston, in which a car went into a hedge.

Firefighters from Aldeburgh, Leiston, Saxmundham and Lowestoft were despatched to the single-vehicle accident on the B1122 at Theberton, just before 11pm yesterday

After being cut out of his car, the casualty was taken to James Paget Hospital in Gorleston, although his injuries were not believed to be serious.

Elsewhere, just after 11.05pm, three fire crews were called to a crash in Waveney Drive, Lowestoft where a car had hit a telegraph pole and overturned

It was originally reported that people were trapped. However, when the crews arrived the vehicle’s two occupants had managed to get out.

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They were treated by paramedics at the scene.

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