Man arrested after car hits concrete bollard on A140 outside The Magpie in Little Stonham

Scene of a crash on the A140. Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

Scene of a crash on the A140. Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a collision on the A140 at Little Stonham this morning.

Police were called at 6.20am to reports a car had crashed into a concrete bollard outside the Magpie Inn causing extensive damage to the vehicle.

A 45-year-old man was later arrested and taken to hospital for a check up before being questioned at Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre.

He remains in police custody tonight.

A spokesman said: “We were called to a single vehicle road traffic collision at about 6.20am this morning.

“A vehicle had hit a concrete bollard but thankfully it was damage only and nobody suffered any injuries.”

One lane of the A140 was closed for a short time while officers worked at the scene.

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If you saw the collision or have information that could assist the investigation call Suffolk police on 101.

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