Drink driving suspect still in custody over Ipswich roundabout crash

Suffolk Constabulary and East of England Ambulance arrived on the scene at around 7pm Picture: DAREN

Suffolk Constabulary and East of England Ambulance arrived on the scene at around 7pm Picture: DAREN JENNINGS - Credit: Archant

A man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a roundabout crash near Cardinal Park yesterday evening, Sunday, October 7.

The silver car crashed into the roundabout on Sunday evening Picture: DAREN JENNINGS

The silver car crashed into the roundabout on Sunday evening Picture: DAREN JENNINGS - Credit: DAREN JENNINGS

Emergency services – including police and paramedics – rushed to the double roundabout near the Ipswich Novotel at around 7pm.

Police confirmed officers were called to the scene and were assisted by an ambulance crew, they found a silver estate vehicle on the verge of the roundabout.

Daren Jennings, 51, from Ipswich, reported seeing the aftermath of the crash, he said: “I was dropped off by a mate at home last night at about 6.30am.

“That’s when I looked around and saw it, I thought: ‘blimey there’s a car on the roundabout.’


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“I heard the sirens going and the emergency vehicles at about 6.35pm and they arrived at about 6.40pm.”

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said a man had been arrested on suspicion of drink driving in connection with the incident.

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The man was taken to the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre and questioned.

Today police confirmed that this man remains in custody.

No one was seriously hurt in the collision and a car has been seized by Suffolk police.

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