Man cut from stock car after crash at Yarmouth Stadium

A MAN in his 20s was cut from a stock car and taken to hospital after a crash at Yarmouth Stadium last night.

The driver, believed to be from the area, was taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston after being trapped in the car for nearly an hour.

He was kept in at the hospital overnight for observation.

An ambulance was called to the stadium in Yarmouth Road at 7.34pm yesterday and the fire service was called at 7.38pm.

Two fire engines from Great Yarmouth attended and hydraulic rescue equipment was used to cut the man from the wreckage of the car.


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The fire service left the incident at 8.30pm.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: 'We took a man in his 20s to the James Paget Hospital.

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'He was conscious and his injuries did not appear to be immediately life threatening.'

A spokesman for Spedeworth, the promoters of the stock car event, said: 'The driver was kept in at hospital overnight for observation with bruised ribs.'

Were you at the event last night? Did you see what happened or do you know the driver? Contact reporter Sam Russell at samuel.russell@archant.co.uk

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