Fire crews rescue three people trapped in their cars following four-vehicle crash in Chelmondiston near Ipswich

The Essex and Herts Air Ambulance was called to Chelmondiston to a four-vehicle crash. Picture: KEVI

The Essex and Herts Air Ambulance was called to Chelmondiston to a four-vehicle crash. Picture: KEVIN STARK - Credit: Archant

Firefighters helped release three people trapped in their cars following a four-vehicle crash in Chelmondiston near Ipswich this morning.

The Essex and Herts Air Ambulance was called to Chelmondiston to a four-vehicle crash. Picture: KEVI

The Essex and Herts Air Ambulance was called to Chelmondiston to a four-vehicle crash. Picture: KEVIN STARK - Credit: Archant

Police were called to reports of the crash, on Main Road, at around 9.45am today, Sunday November 12.

Three fire crews from Ipswich, the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance and medics from the East of England Ambulance Service were also sent to the scene.

According to a spokeswoman from Suffolk Police, three people were successfully freed from their vehicles with two of them taken to Ipswich Hospital as a precaution.

She added there were no reports of any serious, life-changing or life-threatening injuries.


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Speaking earlier this morning, a spokeswoman or Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: “This was a four vehicle RTC in Chelmondiston.

“Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service are currently assisting ambulance to release three people from vehicles.

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“Three crews are attending from Suffolk - one from Holbrook and two from Princes Street.”

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