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Crash driver rescued from Burton-upon-Trent 30ft drop

Crash scene Image copyright West Midlands Ambulance Service
Image caption The man was airlifted to hospital suffering from severe head injuries

A motorist has been rescued after his car overturned and came to rest over a 30ft (9m) drop.

The crash happened on Tutbury Road, Burton-upon-Trent, shortly before 06:30 GMT on Sunday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said crews arrived to find the car "resting precariously" against a brick wall above the drop.

It took more than an hour to free the man, who had suffered a severe head injury.

He was taken by helicopter to Nottingham's Queens Medical Centre.

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