Man rescued from car trapped in ditch

Firefighters dealt with a cooker fire. Photo: Denise Bradley

Fire crews from Earlham and Sprowston were called to Costessey Lane in Ringland - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Emergency services were called to rescue a man after his vehicle was hanging over a ditch on the edge of Norwich.

Fire crews from Earlham and Sprowston and police were called to Costessey Lane in Ringland shortly after 2pm. 

A spokeswoman for Norfolk Police said: "Officers were called to Costessey Lane following reports that a vehicle was trapped.

"Emergency services attended the scene and the vehicle and driver were rescued. The driver was uninjured." 

The fire service said a winch was used to recover the vehicle from the ditch. 


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