Man hurt in Houghton crash

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A MAN was treated for minor injuries after a car crashed into a fence in Houghton.

The white Vauxhall Corsa veered off Burn Park Road shortly before 12pm today.

Police were called to the scene and an ambulance was dispatched, but then cancelled.

It is not known if the man was the driver of the car, which crashed near the junction with Dairy Lane.

The road was not closed during the incident and it is not believed anyone else was hurt.

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