Woman taken to hospital after car hits lamppost on busy Ipswich road

PUBLISHED: 10:23 03 February 2020 | UPDATED: 13:23 03 February 2020

A car has hit a lamppost on Felixstowe Road Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

A car has hit a lamppost on Felixstowe Road Picture: GOOGLE MAPS


A woman has been taken to hospital after reports of a car hitting a lamppost on a busy Ipswich road.

Crews were called to Felixstowe Road shortly before 10am on Monday after reports of a collision.

Three fire appliances from Ipswich East and Princes Street stations were called to the scene.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue said that one female casualty was being removed from the car and that fire crews were stabilising the vehicle.

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Police are managing the traffic in the area; one lane was closed for a time.

An ambulance crew were also in attendance.

A spokesman for the East of England ambulance said: "We were called at 9.40am with reports of a collision in Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.

"We sent one ambulance and took one patient to Ipswich Hospital for further care."

Recovery vehicles were on the scene by 12pm.

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