Centenarian escapes crash
TWO OAPs, including a 101-year-old woman, were lucky to walk away unscathed when their car hit a telegraph pole near Bury St Edmunds.The accident happened in Rattlesden Road, Drinkstone at 3.
TWO OAPs, including a 101-year-old woman, were lucky to walk away unscathed when their car hit a telegraph pole near Bury St Edmunds.
The accident happened in Rattlesden Road, Drinkstone at 3.30pm yesterday and after the light-blue Fiat Seicento hit the pole, it came to rest on its side in the road.
Both the 78-year-old female driver and her 101-year-old passenger were both trapped in the vehicle for around 20 minutes until they could be released by an ambulance crew and firefighters.
The ladies were able to walk from the vehicle but were taken by ambulance to the West Suffolk Hospital for a precautionary check-up.
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A doctor from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service attended the scene.
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