Driver taken to hospital after serious crash damages Peterborough homes and shuts Fletton Avenue

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This was the scene following a serious crash which shut Fletton Avenue in Peterborough today.

This is what we know so far:

At around 5.30am this morning police, fire and ambulance crews were alerted to a crash in Fletton Avenue in Peterborough

At around 5.30am this morning police, fire and ambulance crews were alerted to a crash in Fletton Avenue in Peterborough

* At around 5.30am this morning police, fire and ambulance crews were alerted to a crash in Fletton Avenue in Peterborough

* Eyewitnesses report that the car left the road and hit a garden wall

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* The wall of two properties on the road and some parked vehicles have been damaged

Eyewitnesses report that the car left the road and hit a garden wall

Eyewitnesses report that the car left the road and hit a garden wall

* The car came to a rest in the centre of Fletton Avenue, closing the road in both directions

* Police, fire and ambulance attended the scene. Eyewitnesses said the passenger was out of the vehicle quickly but the driver had to be cut free by fire crews.

* Debris, including the vehicle's engine block, was spread along the road

* The driver was taken to Peterborough City Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The wall of two properties on the road and some parked vehicles have been damaged

The wall of two properties on the road and some parked vehicles have been damaged

* The road was re-opened at around 7.37am

* Anyone who witnessed the crash should call police on 101

The car came to a rest in the centre of Fletton Avenue, closing the road in both directions

The car came to a rest in the centre of Fletton Avenue, closing the road in both directions

Police, fire and ambulance attended the scene. Eyewitnesses said the passenger was out of the vehicle quickly but the driver had to be cut free by fire crews.

Police, fire and ambulance attended the scene. Eyewitnesses said the passenger was out of the vehicle quickly but the driver had to be cut free by fire crews.

Debris, including the vehicle's engine block, was spread along the road

Debris, including the vehicle's engine block, was spread along the road

The driver was taken to Peterborough City Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The road was re-opened at around 7.37am

The driver was taken to Peterborough City Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The road was re-opened at around 7.37am

Anyone who witnessed the crash should call police on 101

Anyone who witnessed the crash should call police on 101