Ambulance crews busy at crashes

AMBULANCE crews in Suffolk have had a busy afternoon with a series of road traffic collisions across the county.

AMBULANCE crews in Suffolk have had a busy afternoon with a series of road traffic collisions across the county.

The first emergency call was received by control at about 11.45am to an incident in Tunstall, just before Snape Maltings where a car collided with a deer.

A 23-year-old woman sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene, a spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Trust Service said it is not known what happened to the deer.

Shortly afterwards at 12.32pm a vehicle collided with the sorting office in Cumberland Street in Woodbridge.


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A 78-year-old woman sustained minor injuries and paramedics treated her at the scene. The building was empty at the time.

Minutes later at 12.38pm ambulance crews were called to Felixstowe to an incident involving a bike and a vehicle outside Tesco's on Hamilton Road.

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A 60-year-old woman, believed to be the cyclist, sustained head and arm injuries as well as some bleeding and ambulance crews took her to Ipswich Hospital for further treatment.

Paramedics are currently at the scene of another road traffic collision in Blythburgh.

A car and a van were in collision, and a 44-year-old man is thought to be injured. He is conscious and breathing and an off-duty paramedic assisted police until ambulance crews arrived on scene.

Crews are still on the scene at the moment.

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