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

17:28 05 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.

A fire at Autobreak salvage yard in the Hythe area of Colchester continues to smoke.

Residents living near to the scene of a scrapyard fire are being advised to keep their windows closed while emergency services deal with the blaze.

Police are investigating

An investigation has been launched after a woman reported being raped in Bury St Edmunds.

The Walton North site at Felixstowe where a Tesco superstore was rejected and land has now been put forward for 385 homes.

Community leaders have given their backing to proposals for 385 new houses, despite concern over the project’s “serious flaws” and fear the developers were “wriggling out” of building affordable homes.

Chilton Meadows Residential and Nursing Home.

A care home in Stowmarket has been rated as inadequate by inspectors.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

Two men from Ipswich have been arrested after a car was stolen and then set alight on the A14 this morning.

Visitors to Otley Farm Open Day, July 1973

These days we tend to think of farming as a high-tech industry with the latest agricultural gadgets helping to keep costs down and improve productivity.

Suffolk Dog Day at Helmingham Hall.

Dog lovers will not want to miss this year’s Suffolk Dog Day at Helmingham Hall on Sunday (July 31) which celebrates our four-legged friends in all their various guises.

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