Firefighters remove roof of car to rescue person after crashing into tree

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Monks Eleigh

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Monks Eleigh - Credit: Google Maps

Fire crews have removed the roof of a vehicle to help rescue a man after a car crashed into a tree in Monks Eleigh. 

Firefighters, police officers and ambulance crews were called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash on the B1115 just before 7am today.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: "Crews were called to reports of a single-vehicle RTC in Monks Eleigh.

"Crews are on scene working with other emergency services partners and are currently working on removing the roof of the vehicle to rescue the person trapped inside."

A spokesman for Suffolk police said that officers were called by ambulance service to the crash.

He added: "The B1115 is blocked and the driver was trapped in the vehicle and had suffered possible head, back and shoulder injuries."

A an East of England Ambulance spokeswoman said: "We sent an ambulance to the B1115 after receiving reports of a collision shortly before 7am today.

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"Crews treated a male patient at the scene before transporting him to West Suffolk Hospital for further assessment and care."

The extent of any injuries is not yet known.

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