Air ambulance helicopter called to a crash near Desborough

The casualty is believed to have escaped with minor injuries

Monday, 29th March 2021, 3:47 pm

An air ambulance helicopter was scrambled after a car crashed into a tree near Desborough this morning (Monday).

The driver veered off the road into a ditch before hitting the tree in Rushton at about 8.15am.

Police and a fire crew from Desborough raced to the scene on Station Road while the regional Air Ambulance chopper also responded.

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An air ambulance helicopter was scrambled after a car crashed into a tree near Desborough this morning (Monday).

The driver was freed from the seriously-damaged Ford Fiesta by firefighters before being taken to hospital by land ambulance.

The casualty is believed to have escaped with minor injuries, said Northamptonshire Police.