Ipswich: Car strikes one of town’s best known landmarks

A car crashed into the front of a building at the junction of St Nicolas Street and Silent Street Tu

A car crashed into the front of a building at the junction of St Nicolas Street and Silent Street Tuesday night. - Credit: Archant

A CAR has ploughed into the side of one of Ipswich’s most historic buildings.

Emergency services were called to the junction of Silent Street and St Nicholas Street where a car wiped out the large wooden pillar at the entrance of Curson Lodge.

Police, a fire crews and the ambulance service were alerted at 8.45pm and structural engineers were asked to attend to assess the damage.

Paramedics were called to the scene to assess the female driver and her passenger, who reported suffering from foot and back pain.

However, the extent of their injuries and details of whether they went to hospital were unknown.

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