Rain

Rain

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 6°C

Search

Car gets caught in flood water on A140 near Thwaite

Crews from Suffolk and Norfolk are on scene. Picture: PHIL MORELY

Crews from Suffolk and Norfolk are on scene. Picture: PHIL MORELY

Archant

Police and fire crews have been called to the A140 at Thwaite near Eye after a car got stuck in flood water.

Emergency services were called today at around 10.30am to the incident just of the A140 Norwich Road where a man had driven into flood water and couldn’t get out of his car.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said two crews from Ipswich Princes Street and one from Stradbroke had been sent to the scene alongside a crew from Norfolk Fire and rescue Service.

He said: “We were called today at 10.31am to a vehicle in flood water in the area and the driver couldn’t get out of the car.

“It is on a side road of the A140.

“Two crews from Princes Street, including the Unimog, which is our all terrain vehicle.

“They will be joined by a crew from Stradbroke.”

A police spokeswoman added We were called by the fire service at around 10.45am.

“There is a car caught in some flood water.

“The driver, a man, is uninjured.”

She said although the road hadn’t been closed by police, drivers are advised to find an alternate route due to the flooding on the road.

Striking new images are being unveiled of a major development proposed for the heart of Ipswich which could see restaurants, a hotel and a tower block built opposite Cardinal Park.

Firefighters have attended a “rescue” in Ipswich.

Three residents at an Essex care home suffered smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a bedroom causing extensive damage to the building.

Firefighters have been called to a blaze in a residential street in Ipswich.

An appeal has been launched to find an Essex man wanted in connection with a failure to appear at court.

The University of Essex is among more than 60 institutions set for strike action next month over pensions – however staff at the University of Suffolk are not expected to take part.

The care received by patients was assessed by an independent panel

Most read

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

London Boat Show 2018

cover

Click here to view
London Boat
Show supplement

View

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24