Dalham: Driver is critical, but stable

THE DRIVER of a car which was involved in a collision with lorry is critical, but stable in hospital.

The emergency services were called to the scene of the crash on a rural road between Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket at about 4.15pm yesterday.

The collision – which happened on the B1085 between Dalham and Moulton – involved a car and an overturned lorry.

The driver of the car suffered what the emergency services described as “very serious injuries” in the crash. He was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge for emergency treatment.

The driver of the lorry – who, it is understood, was thrown from the cab of his lorry in the collision – was also taken to hospital, though with less serious injuries.

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Today a police spokeswoman said the car driver, believed to be a mid Suffolk man is his 30s, was in a critical, but stable condition at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

The lorry driver, believed to be a Cambridgeshire man in his 70s, remained at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds, with less serious injuries. He was said to be stable.

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