Passenger cut free from crashed car in Suffolk field

Coalpit Lane in Higham near Bury St Edmunds Picture: GOOGLE

Coalpit Lane in Higham near Bury St Edmunds Picture: GOOGLE - Credit: 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.”


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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.

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

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