Man airlifted after serious A14 crash

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital today after a serious crash on the A14.

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital today after a serious crash on the A14.

The man, believed to be in his early 40s, was left trapped and unconscious by the single-vehicle smash which happened on the Ipswich-bound carriageway of the road near Claydon at about 3.20pm.

Police officers, paramedics and the fire service were called to the scene, and the ambulance service also dispatched an anaesthetist and the air ambulance.

The fire service helped free the man and stabilise the crashed Maserati car before he was flown by air ambulance to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.


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A spokesman for the ambulance service said he had suffered “serious head injuries” but it was not known if they were life-threatening.

A female passenger suffered “comparatively minor injuries” in the accident and was taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment.

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The accident has left the road closed in an Ipswich-bound direction between the A140 junction and the Claydon junction.

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