EMERGENCY services are on scene on the A141 near Old Hurst where a car is in a ditch after leaving the road.

The police and an ambulance were called at 10.20am today (Tuesday) and the fire service was requested by 10.45am but firefighters turned back when it was apparent they weren't needed.

An East of England Ambulance spokesman said that the car was overturned and the driver had got out but injuries were still unknown.

The road is still open.

More details to follow.