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Operation to free injured driver from wreckage


Details have emerged of a delicate operation to free a driver from the wreckage of his car after it span off the road in Baldrine.

The accident happened at around 5 o'clock yesterday (6 August) near the Liverpool Arms.

Two appliances including an enhanced rescue unit and six fire fighters were sent to the scene, after reports a man was trapped in his vehicle, which had rolled onto its side in a field.

Part of the road was closed while fire crews and paramedics carried out a joint rescue operation.

The casualty was freed within 20 minutes and transferred to a waiting ambulance.

His condition isn't yet known. 


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