Ipswich: Motorist suffers head injury after blue Vauxhall Astra crashes into parked white Skoda in Wherstead Road

Emergency crews were called to Wherstead Road shortly after 9.15pm after a blue Vauxhall Astra hit a

Emergency crews were called to Wherstead Road shortly after 9.15pm after a blue Vauxhall Astra hit a parked white Skoda, police said. - Credit: Archant

A man suffered a head injury when the car he was driving crashed into a parked vehicle in Ipswich on Friday night.

Emergency crews were called to Wherstead Road shortly after 9.15pm after a blue Vauxhall Astra hit a parked white Skoda, police said.

The driver of the Astra – a man – suffered a small cut to the head and was treated by paramedics. It is thought he did not require hospital treatment, a force spokesman added.

A passenger in the Astra, a woman, did not suffer any injuries.

The collision took place near the Cowell Street junction.

A section of Wherstead Road was closed to allow recovery of the Astra. It fully re-opened at 10.30pm.

Police said no-one was inside the parked Skoda, which was damaged but did not require recovery.

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Firefighters were also called to the scene to deal with petrol leaking from one of the cars involved in the crash – thought to be the Astra.

No arrests were made.