A man has been rescued from a vehicle after a crash on a road just outside of Ipswich.

Emergency services were called to Redgate Lane, in Wherstead, just after 9am on Thursday after a Peugeot Boxer van collided with a Citroen Flamingo car.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was able to rescue the person trapped in the car and hand them over to ambulance services.

The man has now been taken to Ipswich Hospital for further assessment.

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He was injured but is not in a life-threatening condition.

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Two fire crews had attended the incident - one from Ipswich East and one from Princes Street.

Recovery teams were still at the scene in the early afternoon and the road was set to remain closed until the debris had been cleared.