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Driver cut free from wrecked car

PUBLISHED: 16:08 07 August 2001 | UPDATED: 15:16 03 March 2010

A WOMAN driver was taken to hospital after a lorry was involved in a collision with the back of her stationary car at Copdock.

A WOMAN driver was taken to hospital after a lorry was involved in a collision with the back of her stationary car at Copdock.

The accident, at about 7pm last night, happened on the A1071 where it crosses over the A14.

The Tuffnells lorry ploughed into the back of the maroon Citroen.

The woman was cut free form her car, and taken to Ipswich Hospital with suspected neck injuries.

The lorry driver also taken for a check up but was not believed to be seriously injured.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance landed in a field opposite the crash site, but was not needed in the end.

Two fire engines, an ambulance and a rapid response vehicle were also called to the scene.

Sergeant John Tubbs of Suffolk Police said it was very lucky the accident had not been more worse, and nobody had been more seriously injured.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

The road was closed while the wreckage was cleared, and traffic was diverted up Hadleigh Road.


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