Gloucestershire

Man cut free from car after crash in Forest of Dean

A man has been injured in a crash which brought down a power line in the Forest of Dean in the early hours of New Year's Day.

The emergency services were called to the accident on the A48 near Elton Corner at about 0300 GMT on Saturday.

The man was cut free from the wreckage of the car by fire crews and was taken to hospital with head injuries.

Police said a power cable was brought down in the accident and the electricity company was informed.

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