Mendlesham: Crash closes part of A140

EMERGENCY services have been called to a crash on the A140.

A pick up style transit went partially through a hedge close to Mendlesham, near Stowmarket.

It is not yet known how seriously the driver is hurt but it is believed he could have suffered a heart attack at the wheel.

Emergency services were called around 5.30pm and police closed off the road.

Two fire engines from Debenham and Eye, a rescue tender from Stowmarket and an enhanced rescue tender from Princes Street in Ipswich went to the scene.


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Firefighters used thermal imaging equipment to check there was no one else involved in the crash.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said they were also in attendance.

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One male was removed from the vehicle and was treated by paramedics.

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