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A pensioner was rescued by fire fighters after he crashed his car into a hedge.

The 84-year-old man was driving on the B2118 at Lye Green, near Crowborough, when his Skoda left the road at about 2.55pm today (Friday).

The driver was not hurt but was unable to get out. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was asked to assist.

The collision occurred at the junction with Ladies Mile and the road was closed to traffic either side of the scene while emergency services were in attendance.