An 18-year-old man has been taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital after a serious crash in a Suffolk village. 

Emergency services were called to the single-vehicle crash in Summer Road in Hepworth, near Stanton, at about 10.25pm on Friday. 

A spokesman for Suffolk police said officers were called by the ambulance service after a silver Ford Fiesta left the road and hit a tree. 

The driver of the car, an 18-year-old man, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, where he remains.

The road was closed until about 6.20am on Saturday while a crash investigation was carried out. 

Officers are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them.

Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact Suffolk police, quoting incident number 37/6325/24.