Two people freed from car after crash at Great Ashfield, near Bury St Edmunds

An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance. Photograph Simon Parker

An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance. Photograph Simon Parker - Credit: Archant

Two people were freed from a car by firefighters following a single-vehicle crash in a Suffolk village.

Police, the East of England Ambulance Service, and three fire crews from Bury St Edmunds, Ixworth and Elmswell attended the incident, which took place on Elmswell Road in Great Ashfield just before 8pm.

Two people – the driver and passenger of the vehicle – had to be freed by firefighters.

They were then taken to West Suffolk Hospital having suffered injuries.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said the injuries are not believed to be life threatening or life changing.


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The road was closed for more than an hour but reopened at 9.20pm.

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