Man cut free from car in Sunderland smash

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A driver had to be cut free from his car after a crash this afternoon.

Two firecrews from North Moor Station were called to the scene at 2.30 this afternoon after a man crashed his car in Burdon Lane, Sunderland.

No other vehicles were involved in the incident.

Firefighters stabilised the car before helping the 49-year-old escape the car via the boot.

He was assessed at the scene and didn’t require any medical assistance.

The battery was disconnected to make the car safe.