Car gets stuck on roundabout traffic island in Ipswich

Police called a recovery vehicle to lift the car off the curb. Photo by N&S roads policing

Police called a recovery vehicle to lift the car off the curb. Photo by N&S roads policing - Credit: Archant

A car became stuck on a traffic island close to the Duke Street roundabout in Ipswich last night.

The car was stuck on a curb at the Duke Street roundabout. Photo by N&S Roads Policing

The car was stuck on a curb at the Duke Street roundabout. Photo by N&S Roads Policing - Credit: Archant

A police spokesman said officers were called to the scene near the University of Suffolk at around 10.24pm.

He when officers arrived they found a silver Toyota Aygo had become stranded on the island.

He said: “We were called to the incident close to the Duke Street roundabout.

“We got the car started but couldn’t get it off the roundabout.


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“We asked for recovery for the vehicle early on at around 10.40pm.

“At around midnight the vehicle was recovered.

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“The car was completely stuck so we arranged for a big truck to lift it off.”

The Norfolk and Suffolk roads policing team posted a picture of the stranded vehicle on Twitter at around midnight last night.

The tweet reads: “Currently at the scene of an RTC in #ipswich.

Driver misjudged the kerb...”

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