Five hurt as BMW crashes into tree in Holton near Halesworth

Police accident sign. Picture: Archant Library

Police accident sign. Picture: Archant Library - Credit: Matthew Usher

Two people feared to be seriously hurt in a crash in north Suffolk overnight are recovering in hospital.

The group were inside a BMW 320 with three others who had minor injuries after their car was found upside down in a tree on the B1124 in Holton.

Police said there were fears three of the five had serious or life-threatening injuries and they were rushed to hospital by paramedics.

A force spokesman said: “We were initially worried about two of the people inside because it was feared they had sustained serious or life-threatening injuries.

“In an update from the hospital this morning they said they were bruised and battered but had minor injuries only.”

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Traffic officers were sent to the scene shortly before 1am.

Crash investigators from the serious collision investigation team shut the road for several hours.

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Highways officers from Suffolk County Council were called to put road signs and diversions in place until around 5am.

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