Two injured after car crashed to avoid deer on A11, Red Lodge

The accident is reported to have happened when a car swerved to avoid a deer. Picture: ARCHANT LIBR

The accident is reported to have happened when a car swerved to avoid a deer. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Two people were injured after the car they were travelling in swerved to avoid a deer in the road in west Suffolk.

Suffolk police were called to a crash on the A11, Red Lodge bypass, at around 5.35am.

A police spokesman said a black Vauxhall Corsa had swerved to avoid a deer and rolled into a roadside bank.

Firefighters from Mildenhall and Newmarket were called after smoke was seen coming from the car.

Ambulance staff also attended to treat two people who are reported to have suffered minor injuries.


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The vehicle had been cleared from the road shortly after 6am.

Traffic is reported to be unaffected by the accident.

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