Two seriously injured in lunchtime crash

Two air ambulances sent to scene

TWO people injured in a serious road crash in West Suffolk today are said to be “very poorly”.

They were injured in a crash involving two vehicles on the A143 near Wattisfield, between Bury St Edmunds and Diss, at 1.20pm today.

Police closed the road for four hours while they investigated and diversions were set up around the crash scene.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said three people had been injured, two seriously.


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Two separate air ambulances were sent to the scene as well as two land ambulances and a rapid response crew.

The road was reopened at around 5.30pm.

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A spokesman for Suffolk fire service told how the woman in one of the cars had to be freed from her vehicle.

Crews from Ixworth, Elmswell, Bury and Diss were sent to the scene.

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