Air ambulance called to crash in Shotley

East Anglian Air Ambulance

East Anglian Air Ambulance

Emergency services were called to a two vehicle crash on the B1456 in Shotley this evening.

Firefighters removed the roof of one of the vehicles involved in the crash, which happened around 6.50pm.

Two ambulances, an ambulance officer and the East Anglian Air Ambulance attended and treated three patients.

One had chest and abdominal injuries, and two suffered minor injuries.

All three were taken to Ipswich Hospital by land ambulance for further care.

The patients injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, an ambulance service spokeswoman said.

The road was cleared by 9.46pm.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter