Driver cut free from car after collision

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A driver had to be cut from his vehicle after it collided with a tree and crashed into a ditch, firefighters have revealed.

The incident happened at around 6.30am today (Sunday 3rd August) on the A617 at Pleasley.

Crews from Shirebrook and Mansfield attended the incident, as well as paramedics from the East Midlands Ambulance Service who treated the male driver at the scene. His condition is not known.

A spokesman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue said the vehicle left the road, collided with a tree and came to rest in a ditch.

It is not known whether any other vehicles were involved in the incident at this time.