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Man arrested after being freed from car following crash in north Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 14:45 03 February 2019 | UPDATED: 14:51 03 February 2019

A driver has been arrested following a crash in Sculthorpe after testing positive for drugs and alcohol. Picture: NORFOLK POLICE

A driver has been arrested following a crash in Sculthorpe after testing positive for drugs and alcohol. Picture: NORFOLK POLICE

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A driver has been arrested following a crash in north Norfolk after testing positive for drugs and alcohol.

Creake Road in Sculthorpe, near Fakenham, where an earlier accident happened. Picture: GOOGLECreake Road in Sculthorpe, near Fakenham, where an earlier accident happened. Picture: GOOGLE

Firefighters from Fakenham were called to Creake Road, in Sculthorpe, near to the market town, shortly before 10am on Sunday, February 3.

The two crews from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service helped to removed a person from the vehicle using hydraulic rescue equipment.

Officers from North Norfolk police took to Twitter to inform the public. The post read: “#PC633 & #PC1912 attended an RTC at Creake Road, Fakenham today. Driver was arrested after testing positive for drugs & alcohol. Was taken to hospital with minor injuries.”

A driver has been arrested following a crash in Sculthorpe after testing positive for drugs and alcohol. Picture: NORFOLK POLICEA driver has been arrested following a crash in Sculthorpe after testing positive for drugs and alcohol. Picture: NORFOLK POLICE

A crew from the East of England Ambulance Service attended and the East Anglian Air Ambulance was also called.

The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The vehicle and surrounding area was made safe for other road users by the fire crews.

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