Fire crews cut off car roof to rescue casualty following two car crash in Caister

Picture: Archant Library.

Picture: Archant Library. - Credit: Archant Norfolk

Fire crews cut the roof off a car to free a man trapped inside following a collision in Caister.

Emergency services including two ambulances, a paramedic car, and police, were called to the scene close to Great Yarmouth Stadium in Yarmouth Road, at around 6.15pm yesterday, Monday.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said medics assessed three patients including a woman in her 20's with a minor head injury.

One person, thought to be the driver of one of the cars, was trapped in his vehicle and had to be cut free by firefighters.

The man in his 20's was taken to Gorleston's James Paget Hospital complaining of neck pain but was not thought to be seriously injured.


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The two cars involved were a black Vauxhall Zafira and a black Mitsubishi L200.

The road was clear by around 8.15pm, Norfolk police said.

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It follows an incident on Friday when a person had to be cut free from a car after it overturned on a roundabout at Ormesby St Margaret.

A female patient was treated for neck injuries.

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