Man escapes from collapsed trench

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A man, who became trapped after a trench collapsed, escaped with minor injuries.

Firefighters were called to Drury Lane in Milden, near Monks Eleigh, on Monday lunchtime after reports a trench had collapsed on a worker.

Crews from Hadleigh, Newmarket and Elmswell were sent to the scene at 12.56pm, but all were stood down except the Hadleigh crew after it was confirmed the man had freed himself.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene.