Firefighters suffered their own accident while heading to a road traffic collision in Bottesford today.
Crews from Grantham and Newark both attended the collision involving a Vauxhall Vectra on Belvoir Road in Bottesford.
Mick Green, assistant chief fire officer for Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue, said: “At 12.24pm, two fire appliances were mobilised to a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision at Belvoir Road, Bottesford.
“En route, one of the responding appliances was involved in a minor accident and ended up in a shallow ditch.
“One crew member suffered minor injuries as a result of the accident. The other crew members continued to the incident on foot to assist other responding firefighters in releasing one casualty from a vehicle using hydraulic rescue equipment.”
After being rescued the male casualty was taken by ambulance to hospital.