Air ambulance scrambled to collision

AMBULANCES and a helicopter have been called to a three-vehicle accident on the A12 close to Ardleigh.It is believed that people have been injured in the collision which happened at around 11am on the Ipswich-bound carriageway.

TWO accidents on a stretch of the A12 have closed the Ipswich-bound carriageway close to Stratford St Mary.

Five vehicles were involved in the separate collisions which happened at around 11am today and the air ambulance was scrambled along with three land ambulances to deal with casualties.

Both accidents happened between junctions 29 and 30, between Langham and Stratford St Mary, the first involving a Ford Focus and two Ford Fiestas, and the second involving a van and a Ford Fiesta.

The extent of the injuries is not yet known but initial reports say they are not life-threatening.

Police have closed the road to allow casualties to be cut free, and the vehicles to be recovered.

Diversions have been put in place and it is not currently known when the road will re-open.

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Anyone who witnessed either collision is asked to contact Stanway road policing unit on 01245 491491.

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