Police attend car on its roof in Barrow

Police are on the scene at the moment. Stock image. Picture: ARCHANT

Police are on the scene at the moment. Stock image. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Emergency services have attended the scene of a car on its roof near in the village of Barrow near Bury St Edmunds.

Emergency services have attended the scene of a car on its roof in a ditch in Barrow near Bury St Edmunds.

A police spokesman said that officers were called just after 6.15am to reports of a single vehicle collision involving a Vauxhall Corsa on Barrow Hill.

He added that gritters were called to the scene.

Three fire crews were sent to the scene from Wickhambrook and Bury St Edmunds respectively.

A spokesperson for Suffolk Fire and Rescue said that they used cutting gear to release a man who was trapped in the vehicle.

An East of England Ambulance spokesperson said: “We were called to reports of a road traffic collision in Barrow this morning at 6.22am.

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“An ambulance and ambulance officer attended the scene. One patient was taken to West Suffolk Hospital for further treatment.”

Recovery was called at 6.50am and the scene has since been cleared.

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