Man cut free from car after crash involving a bus in Great Yarmouth


- Credit: Archant Norfolk

A man was cut from the roof of his car after he was involved in a crash with a bus.

The collision took place on Camden Road, Great Yarmouth just after 9.30am this morning (November 28).

The driver of the black Peugeot 208 suffered back and leg injuries and was taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston for further treatment.

The bus was a single-decker Anglian Bus which was not carrying any passengers at the time.

Three appliances from Great Yarmouth fire station attended and the crews released the man, believed to be in his 20s, using enhanced hydraulic rescue equipment and small gear.

Anglian Buses tweeted that there may be some delays on the number 61 bus after the earlier crash.

The fire crew made the vehicle and scene safe and left the scene just over an hour later. The road was closed by the police and later reopened at 11.40am.

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The car suffered extensive damage to its roof and front and scene safe and the Highways Department were called to clear up an oil spillage.

The ambulance service sent a crew which was on the scene in five minutes.