Van winched from ditch following crash on A12 at Saxmundham

Police attended the scene (stock image) Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Police attended the scene (stock image) Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

A van plunged into a ditch during a collision with another van on a main road in Suffolk today.

The crash happened on the A12 southbound in Saxmundham, near the junction with the B1119, around 7am.

Ambulance crews attended but a police spokesman said no-one was believed to have been seriously injured.

The collision involved a Ford Fiesta van and a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van.

The Ford is understood to have ended up in a ditch off the northbound carriageway.


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The northbound carriageway was closed to allow for the van to be winched out of the ditch, the police spokesman said.

The road was reopen by 8.55am.

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