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Wantisden: Air ambulance called out to serious collision

PUBLISHED: 18:30 19 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:09 19 February 2013

The air ambulance has been sent to a collision in Wantisden.

The air ambulance has been sent to a collision in Wantisden.

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A ROAD has been closed following a serious collision between two vehicles.

Police were alerted to the collision on Woodbridge Road in Wantisden at 4.25pm today.

The collision involved a silver Ford Mondeo and a blue Ford Escort.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service reported that crews from Woodbridge and Aldeburgh attended the scene along with a rescue vehicle from Leiston.

Crews removed the roof of one of the vehicles and awaited arrival of an ambulance before moving the casualty by spinal board.

A spokesman for the police said a motorist had suffered serious leg injuries in the crash and that an air ambulance had taken him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

The road remains closed.

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