Man injured after car crashes into tree

Posted On 30 Jan 2015 at 1:14 pm

A 40-year-old man had to be cut out of this mangled wreck after it crashed into a tree in Hove in the early hours of this morning.

— Sussex Central RPU (@RoadsPolCentral) January 30, 2015

The gold Toyota Avensis was travelling south on the A2038 King George VI Avenue when it left the road and crashed into a tree.

The driver, a 40-year-old local man, suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries and had to be cut free from the vehicle by firefighters.

He was airlifted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, by the Kent, Surrey and Sussex air ambulance and was detained for treatment.

King George VI Avenue was closed to traffic for two hours while emergency services were at the scene.

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