Car crashes into leisure centre

A recovery vehicle is now removing the crashed Mercedes Picture: ALAN BOYLE EVERYTHING FELIXSTOWE

A recovery vehicle is now removing the crashed Mercedes Picture: ALAN BOYLE EVERYTHING FELIXSTOWE - Credit: Archant

A Mercedes has crashed into the wall of a leisure centre in Felixstowe.

The crash at Felixstowe Leisure Centre left one car off the road Picture: ALAN BOYLE EVERYTHING FELI

The crash at Felixstowe Leisure Centre left one car off the road Picture: ALAN BOYLE EVERYTHING FELIXSTOWE - Credit: Archant

Suffolk Constabulary received reports of a car crash on Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, about 12pm on Thursday, August 1.

When they arrived at the scene, they found a Mercedes C350 had crashed into the external wall of Felixstowe Leisure Centre.

An ambulance was initially called to the scene but was stood down.

Recovery of the vehicle was arranged and a truck pulled it away from the building.

About 12pm on Augst 1 a Mercedes crashed into the leisure centre in Felixstowe Picture: ALAN BOYLE E

About 12pm on Augst 1 a Mercedes crashed into the leisure centre in Felixstowe Picture: ALAN BOYLE EVERYTHING FELIXSTOWE - Credit: Archant


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The Mercedes appeared to have crashed into one of the doorways on the side of the building close to the bus stop in Undercliff Road West.

The car completely left the carriageway, with the recovery vehicle briefly obstructing one lane of the road.

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