max temp: 15°C

min temp: 12°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Man taken to hospital after bus crash horror

11:36 29 July 2010

The male driver of the car was taken to hospitl

The male driver of the car was taken to hospitl


Police closed a road for more than three hours after a bus and car collided on rural road this morning

Damage to the bus after the crash in Bures Road. Pictures: Joanna Hinton

A COLLISION between a bus and a hatchback car closed a Suffolk road for more than three hours this morning.

Paramedics were called just before 7.30am to the scene of the crash on the B1508 Bures Road, Little Cornard, minutes after a single-decker Chambers bus and a Renault Clio collided on a narrow bend close to a row of houses.

Joanne Hinton, 35 whose house is just 10 feet from the smash, said she heard an almighty crash and rushed outside to see the front of the car smashed to pieces.

“I thought the driver of the car didn’t stand a chance but thankfully he managed to get himself out,” she said.

Paramedics treated the man at the scene before taking him to West Suffolk Hospital for treatment to his injuries.

The driver of the bus, which did not have any passengers at the time, is believed to have sustained a cut to his leg.

Police re-opened the road shortly after 10.30am.

Meanwhile, emergency services were also called to another crash on the A1088 near Euston at 7.33am this morning.

A Honda motorbike and grey Ford Focus car were involved in the collision.

The male motorbike rider was taken to hospital with suspected pelvic injuries.

The Ixworth side of the A1088 has re-opened to traffic.


Guildhall Street in Thetford, where the boy was injured

Police are tonight stepping up patrols after a child was injured with what is believed to have been an air weapon.

People turned out in Framlingham for its Christmas lights switch-on last year

Changes have been announced to this year’s traditional Christmas celebrations in Framlingham – but organisers say the town will still celebrate in style.

The Magic of Motown

Perhaps it was fitting that The Four Tops and The Temptations were performing at the O2 in London on the same night as the Magic of Motown at the Ipswich Regent on. It certainly seemed to notch up the nostalgia factor.

The A140 has been partially closed (stock image)

A busy road in north Suffolk has been partially closed following a car crash.

A writer of breathtaking true stories, with a gift for unearthing seldom-told tales of wartime courage, could soon be seeing another of his books played out on the big screen – little more than a year after Hollywood first came calling.

Kerron Turner

Police are appealing for help tracing a 25-year-old man with links to Suffolk after he failed to appear at court.

Oakley House

Millions of pounds are spent on flats and houses each month – and Suffolk has it’s fair share of expensive properties.

Most read

Great Days Out


Click here to view
the Great Days Out


Most commented


Show Job Lists


Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24