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A teenage driver has had a lucky escape after crashing into a tree on Firestone Copse Road near Havenstreet this morning (Saturday).

Police were called to the scene between Wootton and Havenstreet shortly after 10:00 when the red Skoda Fabia left the road. The vehicle first hit a tree on the rear offside door before coming to a stop front-end first into another tree.

Slippy conditions as a result of leaves blanketing the carriageway are understood to have contributed to the collision – an added danger for motorists are this time of the year.

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Thankfully, the female driver has escaped any injury.

The vehicle has now been recovered by Stag Lane Motors.

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