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Ipswich: Breakdown recovery truck in crash with Skoda Octavia in Sproughton Road

PUBLISHED: 21:21 18 August 2014 | UPDATED: 21:47 18 August 2014

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said the truck collided with a blue Skoda Octavia in Sproughton Road at about 4pm.

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said the truck collided with a blue Skoda Octavia in Sproughton Road at about 4pm.

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A breakdown recovery truck was involved in a crash with a car near Ipswich today.

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said the truck collided with a blue Skoda Octavia in Sproughton Road at about 4pm.

A woman, who was driving the Skoda, suffered a minor facial injury. No other injuries were reported.

Officers directed traffic at the scene, with heavy congestion reported near the Farthing Road junction.

The road had fully re-opened by 8pm.

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