Motorist flown to hospital after Selston tree crash

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A motorist had to be flown to air ambulance this morning, Friday 4th October, after crashing into a tree in Selston.

The male had to be cut free from the wreckage of a Metro after the side-impact collision on Park Lane at around 7.44am.

Two fire engines and a specialist recuse unit attended the scene and spent an hour removing the roof the stricken vehicle and then the casualty.

He was then flown to hospital.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “With any road traffic collision we have to assume serious injuries, there were concerns about this casualty which is why he was conveyed to hospital by air ambulance.”