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Driver suffers "multiple injuries" after crashing into Farningham Road station railway bridge

PUBLISHED: 11:29 18 August 2017

A driver was rushed to hospital after crashing into the railway bridge near Farningham Road station on Friday morning

A driver was rushed to hospital after crashing into the railway bridge near Farningham Road station on Friday morning

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An air ambulance was called to the scene

Fire crews cut free a driver who had crashed into a railway bridge near Farningham Road station on Friday morning.

An air ambulance was called to the scene at the junction of Main Road and Station Road at around 2am, after the driver, a man in his late 20s collided with the brick bridge.

A spokesperson from Kent Fire and Rescue Service said: “Firefighters worked with paramedics to free the trapped driver. Using hydraulic cutting gear, the crews removed the roof of the car to gain access to the man who had multiple injuries.”

Two ambulances and a paramedic’s car were also called to the scene, and the casualty was rushed to King’s College Hospital by ambulance, Secamb confirmed.

Firefighters spent another hour making the scene safe, leaving at around 3.10am.

The air ambulance returned to station without airlifting any casualties.

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