Woman flown to hospital after serious crash on A1071 in Boxford

Emergency servives have attended a two-vehicle collision on the A1071 near Boxford. Picture: GREGG B

Emergency servives have attended a two-vehicle collision on the A1071 near Boxford. Picture: GREGG BROWN

A woman has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle crash on the A1071 between Boxford and Hadleigh this afternoon.

Police were called to reports of a collision involving a Ford Transit van and a Ford Galaxy at 12.15pm.

A female passenger in the Ford Galaxy was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with serious injuries however a police spokesman later said her injuries are ‘not as severe as first feared’.

The driver of the Ford Galaxy has been taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment for what are believed to be minor injuries.

Police said the collision took place between Boxford and Hadleigh.

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The road has now reopened following a police investigation at the scene.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: ““We were called today, February 16, at 12.19pm to reports of a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A1071, Boxford.

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“An ambulance crew, rapid response vehicle, an ambulance officer, and the air ambulance from Essex and Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) were sent to help.

“Three patients were assessed at the scene.

“One patient was taken by land ambulance to Ipswich Hospital with minor injuries for further assessment.

“A second patient, was flown to Addenbrookes Hospital with an injury to their pelvis, in a serious condition.”

Any witnesses to this incident are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference CAD 167 of February 16.

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