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Martlesham: Motorist in hospital after three-vehicle crash on A12

16:18 18 April 2014

Congestion on A12 and Ipswich Road following three-car crash

Congestion on A12 and Ipswich Road following three-car crash

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A motorist is in hospital after being cut free by firefighters from a three-vehicle crash on the A12 near Martlesham.

Emergency crews were called to the collision between the A1214 Main Road and B1438 Ipswich Road at 3.05pm today.

Fire crews cut free a motorist who was taken to Ipswich Hospital with back and neck injuries not thought to be life threatening, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said.

The road was partially closed before reopening shortly before 3.40pm, the force spokesman added. Congestion reportedly stretched back to Adastral Park.

The incident involved a Kia Picanto, a Ford Transit and a Fiat Qubo.

Storm Doris descended on Suffolk yesterday causing disruption, damage and travel misery for thousands.

Storm Doris has caused widespread disruption across Essex.

Ipswich’s MP has said work must continue to provide the town with alternative routes for diverted Orwell Bridge traffic in the wake of yesterday’s closure.

Ipswich was again forced to deal with the disruption caused by an Orwell Bridge closure yesterday as Storm Doris wreaked havoc across East Anglia.

Pianos collectively worth £50,000 are being given away to schools and community groups.

Nearly 11 hours after it was closed, motorists are now able to use the Orwell Bridge.

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