Police warn drivers to take care in icy conditions after attending a number of collisions this morning

Police are currently on the scene. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Police are currently on the scene. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: ©Archant Photographic 2010

A number of collisions have taken place this morning across the county as residents woke up to icy conditions on many local roads.

A number of collisions have taken place this morning across the county as residents woke up to icy conditions on many local roads.

Suffolk police have attended a number of incidents where cars have either been left on their sides or have completely overturned.

Two incidents took place within a matter of hours in the village of Hemmingstone.

Police were called at 6am to a car which had overturned, leaving the vehicle in the middle of the road close to Hemmingstone Garage.


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The car was righted by 7am.

Officers were then called again at 8am to a two vehicle road traffic collision close to the garage.

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Gritters were called to the scene.

A Suffolk police spokesperson said:“Another cold night is expected with temperatures again forecast to be close to freezing and a frosty start to tomorrow expected. Please drive with care if the roads are icy.

“Ensure that your windscreen is fully defrosted before starting your journey, reduce your speed and ensure you leave enough room between your car and the vehicle in front to allow you to stop suddenly if you need to.”

There were also incidents reported in Akenham, Haverhill, Onehouse, Raydon, Bromeswell and Barrow.

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