Two people taken to hospital after crash in west Suffolk

A person is trapped in their vehicle after a crash near Newmarket

A person is trapped in their vehicle after a crash near Newmarket - Credit: Google Maps

Two people have been taken to hospital after a crash which "completely closed" a road near Newmarket.

Emergency services were called to the two-vehicle crash in Ashley Road at 7.20am today, Tuesday, January 25. 

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the force was called to assist the ambulance service. 

The spokesman added that crews had to rescue a person trapped inside their vehicle.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: "Officers are currently at the scene, together with paramedics and firefighters, and the road has been completely closed while the collision is dealt with.

"Motorists are urged to avoid the area or seek alternate routes."

An East of England Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We sent two ambulances and an ambulance officer.

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"One person was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital and a second person was taken to West Suffolk Hospital for further care."

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