Six people have been taken to hospital after a serious five-vehicle crash on the A14 which saw the air ambulance called to the scene. 

Officers were alerted to the collision on the eastbound carriageway, near to junction 50 at Stowupland near Stowmarket, at about 12.40pm on Sunday. 

A car and a caravan were among the vehicles involved in the crash. 

A spokesman for Suffolk police has confirmed three people were seriously injured in the crash.

Six people were taken to various surrounding hospitals for treatment, a spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service has since confirmed. 

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"Four ambulances, two Hazardous Area Response Team Vehicles, two ambulance officer vehicles and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance were called to a multi-vehicle road traffic collision on the A14," the spokesman said. 

"Six patients were transported by road ambulance.

"Three were transported to West Suffolk Hospital, two were transported to Addenbrooke's Hospital and one was transported to Ipswich Hospital."

Officers have launched an appeal following the crash, with anyone who witnessed the collision asked to contact Suffolk police quoting CAD 149 of November 5.