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Man taken to hospital after car lands on its roof in Archiestown, Moray


By Jonny Clark

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A MAN was taken to hospital after being cut out of a car that ended up on its roof in a Moray village.

A car ended up on its roof on the main street in Archiestown, Moray, on Tuesday, July 9. Picture: Jasperimage
A car ended up on its roof on the main street in Archiestown, Moray, on Tuesday, July 9. Picture: Jasperimage

The single vehicle incident took place in Archiestown just after 1.30pm on Tuesday, July 9, and a man was taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin.

Police officers, firecrews and the ambulance service were all in attendance as the man was freed from the vehicle.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 1.34pm on Tuesday, July 9, to reports of a road traffic collision involving one vehicle on High Street, Archiestown.

“Operations Control mobilised two fire appliances and firefighters extracted a casualty from the vehicle who was then placed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.

“Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson added: “We were called to a report of a one-car crash on High Street, Archiestown, at around 1.35pm on Tuesday, July 9.

“Emergency services attended and one man was taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin for treatment.”


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