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Driver injured after car crashes into tree on A229 at Frittenden

By Luke May

A man in his 20s suffered serious injuries after his car crashed into a tree this morning.

Firefighters were called out to the crash on the A229 Staplehurst Road just after 2.20am.

They discovered the driver was trapped in the car and worked to cut away branches.

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock image (5473560)
Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock image (5473560)

Hydraulic rescue gear managed to open the car door and the driver was taken out.

He was rushed to a London hospital with injuries described as serious but not life threatening.

The road was temporarily closed and reopened at 7.30am.

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