Lucky escape after driver crashes into tree off country road

Norwich road between the village of Edgefield and Holt. Picture Google.

Norwich road between the village of Edgefield and Holt. Picture Google. - Credit: Archant

A driver had a lucky escape after his vehicle left the country road he was travelling on and collided with a tree.

A man in his 50s was treated by an ambulance crew after the blue Vauxhall Astra he was driving hit a tree just after 7am today (Friday, January 19) on the B1149 Norwich Road between the village of Edgefield and Holt.

Police also attended the single-vehicle crash, after being called out at 7.22am.

A spokesman from the East of England Ambulance Service said: 'We were called at 7.22 am today (January 19) to a road traffic collision on Norwich Road, Edgefield.

'An ambulance attended and treated the patient, a man in his 50s, at the scene.


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'The patient did not require transfer to hospital.'

Police reported the road had been cleared by 9.36am.

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