Emergency services rescue man trapped under van in Midhurst

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Ambulance and fire service crews were called to the car park in North Street, Midhurst shortly after midday today (Thursday, November 3) where a man was reported to be trapped under a van.

Fire crews from Midhurst, Haslemere and Chichester used airbags to raise the van and rescue the pedestrian.

A spokesman for the West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “luckily the casualty received minor injuries and was released quickly.

He was treated by the ambulance crew and taken to hospital shortly after 1pm.

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