Driver in collision with tree on the A52 near Grantham suffered multiple injuries

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A motorist suffered multiple injuries in a collision with a tree on the A52 near Ropsley on Saturday night.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 8.30pm, where they found the driver, a 36-year-old man, trapped in a blue MG ZR.

He was freed just after 10pm by firefighters, with support from the East Midlands Ambulance Service and Magpas Helimedix doctor Sarah McNeilly and paramedic Dan Cody, who arrived at the scene in a rapid response vehicle. Magpas Helimedix is an air ambulance and road team which usually covers the East of England.

The driver was found to have multiple injuries to his legs and pelvic area. He was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham for treatment. His condition is described as serious but stable, and not life-threatening.

Travelling with him was a 16-year-old male, who suffered minor injuries. They were both from the Skegness area.