A140 re-opened after two car crash

A CAR crash on the A140 has left traffic at a standstill in both directions this morning.

A CAR crash on the A140 left traffic at a standstill in both directions this morning.

The accident happened at about 8.30am on the A140 near Thwaite.

Police officers, firefighters, paramedics and the East of England air ambulance attended the scene of the two car collision involving a red Vauxhall Corsa and a black Ford.

The driver of the Vauxhall, a 20-year-old man, was trapped in his vehicle and firefighters from Eye, Debenham and Stowmarket worked to release him by 9.30am.

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A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance service said the 20-year-old was conscious and breathing and had suffered multiple leg injuries.

He was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital by air ambulance for further treatment.

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Paramedics also treated a person with minor injuries.

The northbound carriageway of the road, which was closed, was re-opened at 11.30am and traffic is now flowing again.

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