Needham Market: Appeal for witnesses after collision in Barking Road

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a two-vehicle road traffic collision which happened yesterday afternoon.

The collision happened on the B1078 Barking Road in Needham Market at approximately 3.40pm and involved a silver Perodua car and a purple Fiat Panda.

The 78-year-old male driver of the Perodua sustained leg injuries and was taken by air ambulance to West Suffolk Hospital, the 73-year-old female passenger of the Perodua was taken to Ipswich Hospital and her condition is described as critical.

The 51-year-old female driver of the Fiat Panda was taken to Ipswich Hospital with a back injury and she is described as being in a stable condition.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area who may have seen the two vehicles prior to, or when the collision happened.

Calls should be made to Pc Andy Smith at the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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