Crash near Helmingham Community Primary School

Stock road closure image. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Stock road closure image. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: Tom Potter

Police have reopened a road near a Suffolk primary school after a two-vehicle crash earlier this morning.

A Ford Fiesta and a Volkswagen Polo were involved in a collision in School Road in Helmingham, near Helmingham Community Primary School, at around 8.05am this morning, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said.

There are no serious injuries reported at the scene.

The force spokesman said there are “walking wounded” injuries.

Police were called to the incident by the ambulance service.


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Officers closed the road for over two hours while the incident was dealt with.

The road was reopened at around 10.25am.

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Three fire engines were called to the scene, from Princes Street in Ipswich, Woodbridge, and Framlingham.

The vehicles involved in the collision required recovery. Recovery services arrived at 9.30am, police said.

There were no arrests or any action taken over anyone involved in the incident.

There were delays in the area as a result this morning.

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