Passenger cut free from crashed car in Suffolk field

PUBLISHED: 09:02 01 July 2018

Coalpit Lane in Higham near Bury St Edmunds Picture: GOOGLE

Coalpit Lane in Higham near Bury St Edmunds Picture: GOOGLE


Firefighters have freed a trapped rear seat car passenger after the vehicle came off the road and ended up in a field near the A14 in west Suffolk.

Suffolk police was alerted to reports of an accident in Coalpit Lane, in Higham near to Bury St Edmunds, at around 7.30am.

A force spokesman said a car had left the road and ended up in a field.

“A rear seat passenger has been released by the fire service,” he added.

“It#s not thought to be a serious, life threatening or life changing incident.”

Local road closures are in place while the vehicle is recovered - but the A14 remains unaffected.

Two fire crews from Bury St Edmunds and one from Mildenhall attended the crash.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust was also called to attend.

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