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Felixstowe/Travel: Car goes into tree near Morrisons

07:53 28 February 2013


A DRIVER had a lucky escape when his car went into a tree near the Morrisons supermarket in Felixstowe.

Police were called to a report of a green Volkswagen Golf going off a road near the store at about 7.10am.

A police spokeswoman said the car had gone 20feet from the road. The male driver suffered minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment.

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