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Ipswich: 4x4 vehicle flips over near former fire station in Colchester Road

12:46 28 August 2014


A 4x4 off-road vehicle overturned in Ipswich leaving three people with minor injuries.


Police were called just after 10.50am to Colchester Road after a Suzuki Grand Vitara flipped over.

Firefighters attended and helped to rescue the vehicle’s occupants.

A force spokeswoman said the incident had partially blocked the road before the vehicle was recovered at around 12pm.

Did you see what happened? Send in your photos to matt.hunter@archant.co.uk



  • @G Rumpy and @StarReader. Quite right. The fire station buildings are no longer there, to be correct it should have read - site of former fire station.

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    R2 D2

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

  • Or near The Royal George? As it was closer to that than the old fire station....

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    Thursday, August 28, 2014

  • Since the former fire station is long gone, should the headline not read 'near the Hopkins Home site'?

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    G Rumpy

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

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