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Man in court over Long Eaton overturned car crash

A red Vauxhall Corsa on its roof Image copyright Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit
Image caption The vehicle flipped on to its roof after hitting several other cars

A man has appeared in court charged with dangerous driving after a car ended up on its roof in a crash.

Firefighters rescued a woman and an 18-month-old child after the Vauxhall Corsa caught fire in the crash in Tamworth Road, Long Eaton, on Saturday afternoon.

Liam Swinfield, 24, of Marriott Avenue, Chilwell, entered no plea at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Derby Crown Court on 11 February.

The woman and a toddler rescued from the car were treated in hospital for minor injuries.

Magistrates were told Mr Swinfield was arrested by police in a nearby canal.

He has also been charged with failing to stop after an accident and driving without a licence, insurance or valid MOT certificate.

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