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Firefighters called to A251 Faversham crash

By Anna MacSwan

A man was cut free from the wreckage of his car after it left the road and hit a tree this morning.

His car had come off the A251 at Faversham after hitting a lorry shortly after 5.20am.

Fire crews removed the door of the vehicle using hydraulic rescue equipment to reach the driver.

The scene of the crash.

Two ambulance crews were also called after the driver reported a head injury.

He was assessed and treated at the scene before being taken to the William Harvey hospital.

A police spokesperson said: "Kent Police was called at 5.21am on Friday 12 January to a collision between a car and a lorry on Ashford Road, Faversham.

"Officers attended the scene alongside the South East Coast Ambulance Service and Kent Fire and Rescue. One of the drivers was taken to a local hospital as a precaution."

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