A12 reopens after car ends up on its side near Martlesham

Emergency services on the A12 at Martlesham

Emergency services on the A12 at Martlesham - Credit: Leon Steed

The A12 near Martlesham has reopened after a collision left a car on its side - blocking one lane of traffic. 

Police were called to scene of a two vehicle collision on A12 southbound just before 7.10am today (June 10) by ambulance crews. 

A car ended up on its side on the BT Roundabout at Martlesham

A car ended up on its side on the BT Roundabout at Martlesham - Credit: Charlotte Bond

The driver of the overturned vehicle sustained a cut to the head and was assessed at the scene by paramedics. 

Three fire crews were also dispatched from Ipswich East, Woodbridge and Princes Street to help assist at the scene. 

A spokesperson for Suffolk Fire and Rescue, said: "Crews used battery operated rescue equipment to create space around the casualty who was trapped."

Delays are expected on the A12 southbound as one lane is closed 

Delays are expected on the A12 southbound as one lane is closed - Credit: Charlotte Bond

One lane was shut whilst emergency services dealt with the incident, but it has since reopened but delays are still being reported.