Driver and passenger freed from car on its side in Wilby

Emergency services at the scene of a crash in Wilby. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Emergency services at the scene of a crash in Wilby. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Contributed

Two people were helped from the wreckage of an overturned car by firefighters.

The crash happened in Wilby, near Stradbroke, on Saturday afternoon.

A Vauxhall Meriva overturned and came to rest on its side in Brundish Road at about 3.10pm.

Police, firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene.

Due to the position of the vehicle, two people were trapped inside.


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Firefighters from Harleston, Stradbroke and Debenham were sent to help free the pair.

After both the driver of the car and their passenger were released, they were left in the care of the ambulance service.

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Neither of the vehicle’s occupants were said to have suffered any significant injuries.

However, both were taken from the scene to Ipswich Hospital, where they were due to be checked over further.

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