Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 4°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Stowmarket: Woman critical but stable this morning after A14 roundabout crash

10:35 03 April 2014

Woman critical but stable after yesterday

Woman critical but stable after yesterday's crash

Archant

A woman is in a critical but stable condition this morning after an accident on a roundabout just off the A14 at Stowmarket.

shares

Police are appealing for witnesses following the road traffic collision yesterday afternoon.

A 58-year-old woman was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with serious injuries following the collision on the roundabout at the top of the eastbound A14 off slip road at junction 49, where it meets the A1308, at around 4.20pm on Wednesday, April 2.

The woman was a front seat passenger in an Alfa Romeo that was in collision with a black Lexus car. Both vehicles left the road and ended up on the grass in the middle of the roundabout.

Police, ambulance and fire crews attended the scene of the incident along with the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) and the road was closed while an initial investigation got under way. It was reopened at around 7.40pm.

The woman, who is from the Stowmarket area, was taken to Addenbrooke’s with serious injuries and this morning she remains in a critical but stable condition.

The driver of the Alfa Romeo and the driver of the Lexus sustained minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision and are particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have seen the black Lexus being driven along the A14 from Bury St Edmunds towards the junction, or anyone who may have seen either of the vehicles in the moments before the crash.

If you can help call Pc Jason Lambourne at the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Suffolk Police on 101, quoting CAD 322 of April 2.

shares

0 comments

Billy Sharp celebrates his winner against Ipswich at Elland Road last night

Leeds v Ipswich: Daryl Murphy’s saved penalty proved crucial as Ipswich Town suffered a 2-1 defeat to Leeds United, at Elland Road, on Wednesday night.

Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings, which rose from the ashes after a fire in the 1960s to become one of the world’s top concert destinations, has been sold.

The Legal & General office in Friars Bridge Road, Ipswich.

The first phase of around 140 job losses at the Ipswich office of insurance giant Legal & General will take effect from the end of this week, the group has confirmed.

Mick McCarthy looks unhappy after Leeds' winning goal

Leeds v Ipswich: Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy could not hide his disappointment and frustration following tonight’s 2-1 defeat at Leeds United.

Chris Wood closes down at Leeds last night

Leeds v Ipswich: The Blues missed the chance to move back into the Championship’s top six, losing 2-1 at Leeds United on Wednesday evening.

Craig D'Cunha, the new principal at Suffolk New Academy.

The new headteacher of an under fire Ipswich school has told parents there will be “no quick fixes” as he aims to make the academy outstanding in three years.

The charity Wiggle-A-Thon at East Bergholt Sports Centre raising money for Age UK.

A group of well-dressed movers and shakers raised over £1,600 for Age UK Suffolk during this year’s Wiggle-a-thon.

Emergency services at the scene of an accident on the A134 at Fornham.

A driver has been taken to hospital in a critical condition with “head and crush injuries” after serious crash in west Suffolk.

Keira Dixon has her new glasses fitted by Wardale Williams branch manager Mark Thompson.

A 17-year-old girl with a brain tumour has launched an awareness and fundraising campaign to help others.

The Old Deanery care  home, Bocking near Braintree

Improvements have been made at a mid-Essex care home which saw former staff charged with assault following undercover filming.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages