Passing police officer is first to scene of three-car smash in Claydon

Three vehicles were involved in the crash

Three vehicles were involved in the crash - Credit: ©Archant Photographic 2010

A motorist had to be cut free from a car involved in a three-vehicle crash in Claydon this evening.

The collision happened at about 6.15pm in Newell Rise.

A police officer in a passing car spotted the aftermath of the collision and called for assistance.

Paramedics and firefighters were also sent to the scene.

One driver had to be cut free from their car after complaining of neck and back pain.

No one else was badly hurt in the crash.