Firefighters remove car roof after two-vehicle crash in east Suffolk

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Two motorists were injured during a collision between a car and van in Laxfield.

Firefighters removed the roof of the car - a blue Kia - to free a medically trapped motorist around 9am.

The crash happened on the B1126, Stirrup Street, just outside Fressingfield, and also involved a white van.

The East of England Ambulance Service sent one crew to the crash at 8.14am and treated two men.

One had an injury to his knee and collarbone and was taken to Ipswich Hospital for further care.


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The other was complaining of back pain but was not taken to hospital, an ambulance spokesman said.

Fire crews from Stradbroke and Halesworth were sent to the crash and were assisted by crews from Harleston and Diss from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

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Using hydraulic rescue gear and roof removal, firefighters were able to release the man from the vehicle by 09.58am.

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