Driver cut from car after A12 crash

A DRIVER had to be cut of his car today after colliding with a lorry on the A12 near Southwold.The incident happened at around 3.45pm on the stretch of the dual carriageway near to the village of Thorington.

TRAFFIC was held up on the A12 today after a seven vehicle accident at Witham.

Emergency crews were called to the London-bound carriageway at 6.30am following a crash involving two lorries and five cars.

The accident caused congestion for rush hour traffic as the carriageway remained closed for several hours.

No-one was seriously injured and police said the accident was not thought to be caused by slippery conditions as the road was clear of ice.


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A driver had to be cut of his car yesterday after colliding with a lorry on the A12 near Southwold.

The incident happened at around 3.45pm on the stretch of the dual carriageway near to the village of Thorington.

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Fire crews from Southwold and Halesworth were called to the accident where they cut the roof off the Citroen ZX involved, after paramedics feared the driver may have suffered spinal injuries.

The driver was taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston, although a spokesman for the ambulance service said his injuries were not thought to be critical.

The lorry driver was unhurt in the accident.

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