Update: Hadleigh Road now clear following crash between van and minibus

The crash scene in Hadleigh Road, Ipswich. Photo: H L Smith

The crash scene in Hadleigh Road, Ipswich. Photo: H L Smith - Credit: Archant

Firefighters have cut free a man trapped in a van which had collided with a minibus in Ipswich.

Ambulance and police crews were initially sent to the scene of the crash in Hadleigh Road, just outside the Sue Ryder care home, at 4.50pm.

A force spokeswoman said the crash caused the road to become blocked.

Fire crews arrived at around 5.10pm to begin freeing the male driver of the white van.

Police said a white minibus, which was from Sue Ryder, was also involved.


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The man was rescued from the van by around 5.50pm and placed in the care of the ambulance crew.

A spokeswoman for the ambulance service said the man was taken to Ipswich Hospital with injuries which were not believed to be life-threatening.

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She said there had been no reports on anyone else injured.

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