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A driver has been hospitalised after flipping his car and knocking out a set of traffic lights in Kingston last night.

The Vauxhall Astra overturned on the one way system by Birkenhead Road and the junction with Queen Elizabeth Road at around 10.40pm.

Police and London Ambulance Service both attended the crash.

A spokeswoman for London Ambulance said: “At 10.45pm we were called to reports of a car overturned.

“We sent one of our ambulance crews. Staff treated a 23-year-old man for minor arm injuries and back pain.

“He was taken to St George’s hospital as a priority.”

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