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Man arrested after driving into trench

A man was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after his car was found stuck in a trench.

Police officers on patrol on Harrington Sound Road in Smith's found the car lodged in the deep excavation near the former post office.

Firefighters rescued the 41-year-old driver from the car and he was taken to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment. His injuries are not thought to be serious.

A police spokesman said: “He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired.”

The incident happened just after 1am on Saturday.

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Published August 24, 2020 at 9:00 am (Updated August 24, 2020 at 8:59 am)

Man arrested after driving into trench

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