UPDATE: Driver injured after van hits tree

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A driver became trapped in a van after it left a road and hit a tree.

Emergency services were called to the crash along the Balcombe Road, in Balcombe, at about 6.15pm this evening (February 24).

A spokesman for the fire service said two crews from Crawley and one from East Grinstead attended and helped rescue the man from the vehicle.

Police said he suffered minor injuries.

The road has been closed while the incident is dealt with and the vehicle is recovered.