Motorist rescued after crash

FIRE crews used specialist cutting equipment to rescue an injured motorist tonight whose car collided with a pole.

A MAN is in a serious condition in hospital tonight after his car collided with a telegraph pole.

Fire crews used specialist cutting equipment to rescue the injured motorist.

The crash happened shortly before 6.30pm on Birchwood Road in Dedham and involved a single car.

Fire engines from Colchester and Manningtree attended the scene.

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The injured motorist was freed shortly before 7pm and taken to Colchester General Hospital by ambulance. Police described his condition tonight as “serious”.

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