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Long Melford: Woman taken to hospital after car goes into river

PUBLISHED: 06:50 07 February 2014 | UPDATED: 06:50 07 February 2014


A woman managed to pull herself out of her car after it went into a Suffolk river.

Fire, police and the ambulance services were all called to Bridge Street, Long Melford at about 11.20pm yesterday.

Crews arrived to find the female driver of the Renault Clio had got out of the vehicle.

A police spokeswoman said the woman was taken to hospital as a precaution. Recovery of the car has been arranged.

Appliances from Long Melford, Sudbury and water incident vehicles from Bury St Edmunds and Princes Street were called.

A person who was struck by a train in Haughley tonight has died, British Transport Police have confirmed.

The first graduates of the University of Suffolk since it secured independence status last year gathered in Ipswich today to celebrate years of hard work.

The Great British Bake Off contestants grappled with “forgotten” British bakes in tonight’s quarter-final.

Paramedics and police treated three people for minor injuries after a crash in a mid Suffolk village this evening.

The world of football has united in mourning following the death of the son of Ipswich Town legend and former England captain Terry Butcher.

Passengers using Greater Anglia trains are facing delays of up to 50 minutes this evening.

A third of teenagers and young adults at a Suffolk health and wellbeing cause have anxiety issues, a new report has revealed - as demand for counselling continues to increase.

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