Updated: Driver hurt as car crashes into lamppost

A car struck a lamppost in Lower Park Road, Hastings. SUS-170404-115042001
A car struck a lamppost in Lower Park Road, Hastings. SUS-170404-115042001

A woman has been hurt after the car she was driving crashed into a lamppost.

Police, firefighers and paramedics were called to the scene of the accident in Lower Park Road at around 10.15am this morning (Tuesday, April 4).

Fire crews used specialist equipment to cut the woman free from the light blue Fiat.

The driver, who is believed to be aged in her 60s, was treated at the scene for potential back injuries before she was taken to the Conquest Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

A spokesperson for South East Coast Ambulance Service said the woman was in a stable condition.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

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