Driver treated in hospital after crashing into river

File photo of the River Blyth in Walberswick, where the crash is reported to have happened. Picture:

File photo of the River Blyth in Walberswick, where the crash is reported to have happened. Picture: SUE RUSACK - Credit: Archant

Emergency services have been called to reports of a car crashing in a river.

Suffolk police said officers were called at around 7am with concerns raised about the driver of a car in Walberswick.

Police and coastguard officers were sent to the scene.

A spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary said: 'The car was quickly located on the mud beside the main river channel and after a search of the area involving both police and coastguard, the driver was found a short time later.

'The man is now being treated in hospital but is understood not to have been seriously injured as a result of the incident.'


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