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Driver cut out from car after Lincoln High Street collision

A driver was freed by firefighters cutting the top off his car following a collision in Lincoln on Tuesday.

The incident happened at around 10am on March 11, at the High Street and Spencer Street junction, before the South Park roundabout.

Two vehicles, a black Skoda Octavia taxi and a black Citroen Saxo, were involved in a serious collision.

Two fire engines, an ambulance, a first response vehicle and a police car attended the scene.

Firefighters had to cut out the roof of the taxi to remove the driver from the car.

The driver has been taken to hospital. Initial reports indicate there were no serious injuries.

The High Street was closed off between South Park and Dixon Street to allow operations to take place until 11.30am.

The scene of the collision.
The scene of the collision.
Fire crews prepare to lift the driver from the vehicle.
Fire crews prepare to lift the driver from the vehicle.
The taxi, which had its roof removed in order to free the driver.
The taxi, which had its roof removed in order to free the driver.