Rescue takes an hour
by Tricia Jamieson
A driver had to be cut from the wreckage of his car after
it went under a lorry on the A20.
The accident happened on the London-bound carriageway at
Capel-le-Ferne, between Dover and Folkestone at around 10pm on
The foreign-registered car ended up under the HGV. The male
driver and a female passenger were both trapped.
The woman was freed by police while firefighters from
Folkestone and Dover cut the man out.
A spokesman for Folkestone fire station said: "We used our
hydraulic equipment to cut the roof off the car and free the
"He was talking to us throughout. It was quite a difficult
extraction which took about an hour because of where the car ended
The man was taken to hospital with injuries not believed to be
It is not known if the accident happened on the carriageway or
in a layby.
There was debris on the road which was cleared by
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