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Update: Road re-opens following head-on crash in Hintlesham at Burstall turning near Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 17:28 05 July 2014 | UPDATED: 10:29 06 July 2014

The road was closed after head-on crash.

The road was closed after head-on crash.

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Three people were taken to hospital after they become trapped in vehicles on a busy road following a crash.

The A1071 between Hintlesham and Ipswich was closed after a head-on collision between two vehicles.

A grey Fiat and a silver Citroen were involved in the incident, which happened shortly after 5pm.

There were concerns two of the vehicles’ occupants had suffered spinal injuries.

Fire crews arrived and had removed the whole roof from one of the vehicles by around 5.25pm. A third casualty, in the other vehicle, was rescued by just before 5.40pm.

Altogether five people were in the cars involved.

A police spokesman said three people were injured but no-one had believed to have suffered life-threatening or serious injuries.

All three were taken to hospital with the road being shut in both directions for around two-and-a-half hours.

People travelling over the bank holiday weekend are set to benefit from the lifting of more than 300 miles of roadworks - including several in Suffolk and Essex.

The school is one of around 50 in Suffolk where some of the world’s best cyclists will fly past on Friday, September 8 when Britain’s premier road cycling race takes over the county.

The A12 southbound at Copdock is soon set to reopen following a two vehicle crash earlier today.

Multi-million pound plans to revolutionise the future of education, leisure and public services in west Suffolk have been submitted.

Independent family-owned garden centre business has launched a new rose at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

A charity ball celebrating the 100th anniversary of a disability charity has raised more than £5,700.

Ipswich-based business lender Fleximize has raised £4,020 for the homeless with a stand-up comedy night.

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