Man rushed to hospital after two car smash

Norfolk Police. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norfolk Police. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015

Emergency services raced to the scene near Roughton after the alarm was raised.

Firefighters had to cut a man free from the wreckage of a car following a two-vehicle smash near Roughton.

Emergency services raced to the scene on Metton Road after the alarm was raised today (Thursday) around 12.20pm.

A man, believed to be in his 30s, has been taken to hospital by ambulance after complaining of neck pains following a collision between a van and a car.

Fire crews from Cromer, Sheringham and Carrow were called out and used hydraulic rescue equipment to release the casualty and make the vehicle safe.

As well as the fire and ambulance crews, an ambulance officer and rapid response vehicle were also in attendance.

The casualty was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals as a precaution after receiving treatment at the scene.

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The ambulance left the scene around 2.40pm but the road was blocked for several hours while the wreckage was cleared.

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