Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 14°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Update: Woman injured after LandRover spins and hits tree in Norton

17:17 13 December 2012

Emergency services called to crash

Emergency services called to crash

Archant

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital after her 4x4 spun and hit a tree.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to the crash, involving a green Land Rover, in Ashfield Road, Norton, just before 3.40pm.

Crew from Bury, Ixworth and Elmswell were sent to the scene and found a woman trapped inside the vehicle before requesting back-up from Suffolk police.

A Suffolk police spokeswoman said: “We were called to reports that a vehicle had spun and hit a tree.”

Emergency medical charity, Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS), also attended the crash.

The volunteer SARS doctor, who lives locally, said the 48-year-old woman was trapped in her vehicle after crashing in icy conditions.

Firefighters spent more than an hour using hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof and side of the 4x4 to free the woman.

She was taken to West Suffolk Hospital by ambulance suffering leg and shoulder injuries.

0 comments

Officers have issued a photograph of a man they would like to speak to following an alleged assault, which took place in woodland in Bentley last month. Pic: Suffolk Constabulary.

A man in his 70s was assaulted by a group of men riding trail bikes in an area of woodland in Suffolk.

Matthew Hancock. Pic: Phil Morley.

West Suffolk MP Matthew Hancock delivered a public speaking masterclass today when refusing to be distracted by a bizarre autocue malfunction at a radio industry conference.

Police stations in Essex are being sold. Library image.

Two former police stations in north east Essex are to put up for sale by the force.

Ipswich Crown Court

A Colchester woman who was allegedly kidnapped by two men during a three hour ordeal was dishevelled and had clumps of her hair on her clothing, a court has heard.

Photo by Angela Sharpe of Ellough Park Raceway

Investigations are under way after a man died at a go-karting race circuit.

Cabbie assaulted after being given tip

A teenager punched a taxi driver several times while he was on the ground after his mum gave the cabbie a tip, a court heard.

Sir Anthony Seldon

A leading contemporary historian, political author and expert on happiness will be one of the speakers at a spiritual leadership conference in Suffolk next month.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24