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Firefighters cut man free from Volkswagen after crash with lorry in Small Hythe Road, Tenterden

By Rachael Woods

Firefighters had to cut the roof off a vehicle to rescue a man following a crash.

The casualty in his 60s was trapped after his Volkswagen saloon and a lorry collided in Small Hythe Road, Tenterden.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

Fire crews attended the scene just after 12.30pm and worked with paramedics to assess the man before removing the vehicle's roof.

A police spokesman said: "Kent Police was called at 11.53am following a collision between a lorry and a car in Small Hythe Road in Tenterden.

"Officers attended the scene alongside Kent Fire and Rescue Service and the South East Coast Ambulance Service.

"A man was taken to a local hospital for treatment."

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