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Ipswich: Man suffers spinal injuries after collision

PUBLISHED: 13:44 05 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:36 05 February 2013

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A MAN in his 20s suffered serious spinal injuries when he was involved in a collision with a van on Tuesday morning.

Police and paramedics were called to Tacket Street in Ipswich just after 10am.

The collision involved a Mercedez van and the man was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital.

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