Audi left wrecked after late-night crash in Ipswich

The Audi was left wrecked following the crash in Ipswich

The Audi was left wrecked following the crash in Ipswich - Credit: Chester Ward

A motorist has been arrested following late-night crash involving an Audi in Ipswich, which left another person injured.

Officers from Suffolk police were called to the incident in Norwich Road, close to the junction with Bramford Road, at midnight last night.

The car blocked the junction with Bramford Road

The car blocked the junction with Bramford Road - Credit: Jacob Frost

Pictures from the scene show the Audi smashed into a pole, wrecking the front of the car, with video shot by witnesses showing smoke billowing from the engine.

Norwich Road was cordoned off for several hours while officers cleared the street of glass and other debris.

A spokesman for Suffolk police confirmed one person had been arrested following the incident, while ambulance crews treated another for minor injuries.

The car was recovered in morning in Norwich Road, Ipswich

The car was recovered in the morning - Credit: Submitted

You may also want to watch:

A witness, who lives in a flat overlooking the junction where the crash happened, said he heard a "big boom" shortly after midnight.

The man, who wished to remain anonymous, said: "Last night I woke up and my window was fully open. After midnight, I heard this sound.

Most Read

"It was a big boom. I could feel everything shaking. I am amazed the driver survived.

"The front of the car was completely smashed. Police were there all night cleaning up glass. After the road was cleared, cars were coming and going by 7am.

"I was worried. I was recording a video with a shaking hand. It was very stressful."

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter