Fire crew rescues trapped road crash casualty

Firefighters rescued a road crash casualty after he became trapped in a vehicle which was reported to have careered off the A38 carriageway.

Saturday, 22nd April 2017, 1:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:48 pm

The incident happened on the southbound carriageway of the A38 near Cotes Park Industrial Estate, at Alfreton, about 3.30pm, on Friday, April 21.

A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said: “The vehicle left the carriageway and one male had to be extricated.”

An air ambulance and land ambulance were also called out to the emergency.

Firefighters from Ashfield helped rescue the casualty and they made the area safe for other motorists by about 4pm.