Man freed from his car after crash in Upper Holton near Halesworth

An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance (stock image). Picture: SIMON PARKER

An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance (stock image). Picture: SIMON PARKER - Credit: Archant

A man was trapped in his car after a single vehicle collision in Upper Holton near Halesworth today.

Police were called by the ambulance service at around 1.25pm today to reports of the crash in Sparrowhawk Road where a Mazda car had come off the road and hit a tree.

A man in his 60s was freed from the vehicle and taken to the James Paget Hospital with an injury to his knee.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said three crews had been sent to the scene of the crash.

“A vehicle has hit a tree and a person is trapped,” he said.

Suffolk police said officers were also sent to Upper Holton to assist with the incident.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust said: “We were called today at 1.20pm, August 30, to reports of a road traffic collision in Upper Holton, Halesworth.

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“An ambulance crew, a rapid response vehicle, and an ambulance officer attended the scene, where they treated a man, believed to be in his 60s, for a knee injury.

“The patient was taken to the James Paget Hospital for further care.”

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