Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 3°C

Search

Air ambulance on scene and A14 flyover shut near Risby after crash

PUBLISHED: 16:20 15 September 2017 | UPDATED: 17:47 15 September 2017

The air ambulance was called to the scene.  Picture: JAMES BASS

The air ambulance was called to the scene. Picture: JAMES BASS

Archant Norfolk © 2016

Two people were taken to hospital following a crash involving a lorry and a car near the A14’s junction with Risby this afternoon.

Police have shut the South Street flyover while recovery is arranged and crash investigators work at the scene.

The A14 is currently unaffected with traffic flowing in both directions, a Suffolk Constabulary spokeswoman said.

An air ambulance landed at the scene shortly after 3pm and several ambulance crews were also dispatched.

The collision, which happened shortly before 2.45pm today, involved a lorry and a car.

Two ambulances, two ambulance officers and an air ambulance were sent to the scene after members of the public raised the alarm.

Crews treated two patients at the scene who were taken by land ambulance to West Suffolk Hospital.

The driver of the car was complaining of chest pain and had difficulty breathing, but an ambulance spokeswoman said the pair’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

Three fire crews from Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket were also sent to the scene at around 2.42pm but had left by 3.10pm.

Stay with us for updates on this developing news story as we receive them from the emergency services.

Investigations are continuing following a fatal house fire in Yoxford, near the Suffolk coast, this morning.

Brave neighbours who tried to save a person who died in a house fire were forced to abort their rescue attempts after being beaten back by thick, black smoke.

Find out how long criminals of East Anglia will spend behind bars with our jailed round-up.

A “middle ground” has been proposed in a long-running dispute over who controls an iconic harbour after a strong public backlash against plans to resolve the issue.

Greater Anglia’s first new “bimode” diesel and electric train for rural routes has ventured out on to the region’s rail network for the first time.

The UK’s tallest bird, the common crane, is returning to wetlands in the region thanks to the success of conservation projects.

From subtle Santa hats to tricky gingerbread men Ipswich nail technician Chelsea Scarlett has done them all.

Most read

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24