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Bell’s Cross Road in Barham reopens after car flipped on its roof

PUBLISHED: 18:18 09 November 2017 | UPDATED: 20:53 09 November 2017

A road has been closed following an accident. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

A road has been closed following an accident. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY


A driver has been treated by paramedics after their car ended up on its roof in a collision to the north of Ipswich this evening.

Suffolk police received reports of an accident at Bell’s Cross Road, Barham, shortly after 5.30pm.

A force spokesman said a car had been involved in a single vehicle road traffic collision and flipped on its roof

The driver was reported to have been removed from the car and received treatment from East of England Ambulance Service Trust staff.

It is not thought their injuries are life threatening.

No other vehicles were involved.

Highways teams were called to remove liquid, possibly fuel, from the road surface.

The road was closed while the surface was cleared. It had reopened by around 8.15pm.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service sent three crews to help at the scene.

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