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Emergency workers cut branches to free driver who struck Manchester tree
MANCHESTER — A driver was taken to Elliot Hospital Sunday night with minor injuries after hitting a tree on Bodwell Road.
Manchester police say the man, whom they did not identify, struck a tree outside 122 Bodwell Road at 7:44 p.m.
The tree fell on top of the vehicle. The fire department was called to the scene to cut some of the tree's limbs so the man could be freed from the vehicle.
Police said the man, who they described as having a history of medical issues, was transported to the Elliot at 8:11 p.m.
Bodwell Road was closed for about 30 minutes while emergency personnel worked to extricate the driver, who was alone in the vehicle.
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