Car hits tree near Petworth

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Emergency services were called to Balls Cross near Petworth this afternoon, after a car collided with a tree.

Police said the driver, a man in his 20s, suffered shock but was otherwise unhurt in the incident, just after 1pm near The Stag Inn.

The car involved is believed to have been a Renault Clio and the road was not blocked, police added.

Firefighters attended for scene safety but no action was required, a West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said.

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