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Driver escapes serious injury after 4x4 overturns

PUBLISHED: 16:03 16 May 2019 | UPDATED: 17:21 16 May 2019

The driver escaped serious injury after a Toyota 4 overturned in a two vehicle accident at Starston. Picture: Norfolk Police

The driver escaped serious injury after a Toyota 4 overturned in a two vehicle accident at Starston. Picture: Norfolk Police

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A driver walked away without serious injuries from a crash that saw their 4x4 vehicle flip over on to its roof.

Emergency services were called to a collision involving two cars on Church Hill in Starston, near Harleston, at 9.25am on Thursday, May 16.

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A Toyota Rav 4 had overturned in the collision that also involved a Ford Focus. Fire crews from Long Stratton and Harleston attended and cut one person free from the wreckage.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was alerted to the accident but no one was seriously injured.

The road was blocked for a period but the vehicles were recovered by 11.30am.

South Norfolk police tweeted: "The driver of this vehicle was able to walk away after being released by firefighters with minor injuries, following two vehicle RTC at Starston. Perfect example of seatbelt saving a life."

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