Driver suffers severe leg burns after car leaves road and catches fire

One man his gone to hospital following the collision Picture: ARCHANT

One man his gone to hospital following the collision Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

One person has been taken to hospital after their car was involved in a collision on the A134 near Cockfield this afternoon.

Three vehicles - a van and two cars - were involved in the collision at the A134’s junction with the A1141 near Cockfield.

A spokesperson for Suffolk police said they were called at around 3.05pm this afternoon to the collision.

One of the vehicles is understood to have gone into a ditch adjacent to the field currently on fire in Cockfield.

The vehicle itself is then thought to have caught fire from the neighbouring blaze.


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The driver has been take to hospital.

A spokesperson for Suffolk Fire and Rescue said: “Crew members assisted one casualty suffering from severe leg burns and another casualty with neck pain whilst waiting for the Ambulance Service.”

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The road is currently closed while the vehicles await recovery. Police remain on the scene.

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