Family have lucky escape in A14 crash drama

A FAMILY-of-five escaped with only minor injuries after their car rolled over in a crash on the A14.

A FAMILY had a lucky escape after the car they were travelling in rolled over in a crash on the A14 at Bury St Edmunds.

The family-of-five, including three children aged two, three and 12, were travelling along the eastbound carriageway at the Risby junction when the accident happened yesterday morning at about 10.30am.

They suffered minor injuries, but were taken to West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds to be checked over.

A police spokesman said a member of the public contacted them about the single-vehicle crash involving a silver Vauxhall Zafira.


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A spokeswoman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said no-one had been trapped and the casualties were being treated at the scene by the ambulance service.

An ambulance service spokeswoman added how the car had rolled over, but nothing suggested anyone was flung from the vehicle.

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One lane of the eastbound carriageway was blocked as a result of the crash.

It is believed the family are from Northhamptonshire.

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