Updated: Man in life-threatening condition after road crash in West Suffolk

Police road closure (stock image)

Police road closure (stock image) - Credit: Tom Potter

A van driver has been rushed to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a life-threatening condition after a crash near Higham.

The collision happened between a van and a lorry at 3.38pm today at the crossroads at Tuddenham Corner.

Suffolk Constabulary closed the road while investigations are carried out, but it re-opened at 9.56pm.

An ambulance, two ambulance officers, and a rapid response vehicle from the East of England Ambulance Service Trust, as well as the East Anglian Air Ambulance car were sent to the scene.

The van driver, a man in his 40s, has been taken to hospital following the crash.

Police reported the man was in a life-threatening condition, while the ambulance said his status was serious.