Woman seriously injured in tree smash

A DRIVER has been taken to hospital with serious injuries today after her car was in collision with a tree.Firefighters had to cut the woman free from her Toyota Yaris car after it left the road at 8.50am.

A DRIVER has been taken to hospital with serious injuries today after her car was in collision with a tree.

Firefighters had to cut the 24-year-old woman free from her Toyota Yaris car after it left the road at 8.50am.

Her condition was described as critical and she had injuries including a collapsed lung.

The accident happened at Oulton Road, Lowestoft, and saw the road closed to traffic.

The woman was taken to the James Paget Hospital, Gorleston.