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Travel: Crashes, flooding and fallen trees reported across the region

PUBLISHED: 16:33 10 August 2014 | UPDATED: 16:56 10 August 2014

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Minor incidents continue to blight the region’s roads in the wet weather.

A white Ford Fiesta has crashed near the Martlesham Industrial Estate after losing control, with the car’s male driver suffering an arm injury.

A car skidded out of control and crashed at the roundabout off Junction 50 of the A14 at Stowupland.

A large tree branch blocked a lane on the westbound-off slip road of the A14 at Junction 40, for Higham, while part of the car park of Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds has also been closed off after half a lime tree came crashing down.

Minor flooding has also been reported at the railway bridge on the junction between Barton Road and New Road in Thurston.

In Colchester, a blue Ford Fiesta crashed into a bollard at the junction between Northern Approach and Boxted Road at around 2.15pm.

One of the biggest dates in Felixstowe’s summer calendar of events got off to a sun drenched start on the seaside this afternoon.

A baby born with a rare disease that causes such severe muscle weakness that even breathing, eating and swallowing become difficult for her has received support from a Suffolk charity.

Families in Ipswich needn’t have ventured far to hit the beach as a sandy retreat began its summer-long stint in Christchurch Park.

Thousands of people have headed to Jimmy’s Farm in Wherstead today for the first day of one of the biggest events on its calendar: Jimmy’s Festival.

A man accused of brandishing a fake gun in Ipswich has been detained to appear at crown court next month.

Regional housebuilder Persimmon Homes celebrates its apprenticeships programme.

Libraries face a challenging future under Brexit – but determined Suffolk communities will put up a fight to help them survive.

A petition has been launched to continue the landfill search for missing Corrie McKeague following the news that it has been called off.

Ipswich Town fans have shown their disgust for a billboard in the town showing off Norwich City’s new home kit - by attempting to tear it down.

A person has been taken to hospital after an incident in Christchurch Park in Ipswich this morning.

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