Fire crews rescue man trapped in car following crash in Saxmundham

Emergency services have attended a single vehicle crash in Clay Hills Road in Saxmundham Picture: GO

Emergency services have attended a single vehicle crash in Clay Hills Road in Saxmundham Picture: GOOGLEMAPS - Credit: Archant

Four fire engines have attended a crash in Saxmundham where a man was trapped in his car.

Emergency services were called at around 3.30pm to reports of a single vehicle collision, involving a silver Vauxhall Astra, in Clay Hills Road.

He said on arrival, the driver told officers he was suffering from chest pains.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said when crews arrived a man was "medically trapped" in his vehicle.

She said: "A vehicle had ended up in a ditch," she said.


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"We dealt with one male casualty who was medically trapped.

"We worked to stabilise the vehicle while the ambulance arrived.

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"We left the casualty in the care of the ambulance service."

She added that four crews - from Aldeburgh, Leiston, Saxmundham and Framlingham - attended the scene, calling a stop on the incident at around 4.25pm.

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