Man injured as car goes off road

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A MAN is in hospital after his car went off road near the Northumberland coast.

Police received a report of a damaged Toyota at the side of the A1068 just before the roundabout which has a turn off to Linton and Ulgham at 8.25am this morning (Wednesday).

Emergency services attended the scene and the male driver was cut out of his vehicle. He was then taken to Wansbeck General Hospital.

Diversions were put in place and these were removed at 9.42am.