Car leaves road after two-vehicle crash

Fire crews have been called to a crash in Assington Picture: PHIL MORLEY

Fire crews have been called to a crash in Assington Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

Firefighters freed a man from a vehicle following a two-car crash near Sudbury.

Police were called to Nayland Road, Assington, at 9.40am to reports of a two-car collision which saw one vehicle leave the road.

Two fire crews from Sudbury and one from Long Melford attended the scene along with police and the ambulance service.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said one man was trapped in his car following the crash and crews were able to release him by 10.36am.

The man was taken to West Suffolk Hospital for further treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life changing.

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A spokeswoman for the East of Ambulance Service said: "We were called today at 9.31am with reports of a collision in Assington.

"We sent an ambulance officer and an ambulance crew.

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"One patient was assessed and transported to West Suffolk Hospital for further treatment."