Road reopens after driver suffers suspected medical episode before crash

Police are at the scene of an incident in Fore Street, Ipswich

Police put a cordon in place following the crash in Fore Street - Credit: Archant

A busy Ipswich road has been reopened by police after a man suffered a suspected medical episode before being involved in a car crash.

Police closed off Fore Street, on the one way system, around 6.30pm Wednesday evening, July 14.

A cordon was put in place outside the Lord Nelson and Briarbank pubs, while traffic from Grimwade Street was being diverted towards the university.

Motorists were told to avoid the area.

There is gridlocked traffic on Grimwade Street and Star Lane

There was gridlocked traffic on Grimwade Street and Star Lane - Credit: Archant

It has since been confirmed officers were responding to a car crash between a Mini and a Vauxhall Insignia.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said it is believed one of the drivers had suffered a medical episode before being involved in the crash.

He added they have been taken to hospital to be checked over.

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The Mini has since been pushed out of the road, which police reopened shortly after 8pm.


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