Mother and sons in car crash

A MOTHER and her two young children are today recovering after they were in a collision with a car as they crossed an Ipswich road.The accident happened in Hawthorn Drive at around 2.

A MOTHER and her two young children are today recovering after they were in a collision with a car as they crossed an Ipswich road.

The accident happened in Hawthorn Drive at around 2.45pm today as the woman crossed the road on to a roundabout at the junction with Mallard Way.

She was pushing a pram with her two young sons in when she was in a collision with a Ford Mondeo.

The woman sustained injuries to the back of her head and her right elbow which were not thought to be serious.


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One of her sons sustained a gash to the forehead which was not thought to be serious and the other son was uninjured.

They were all taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment.

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One 19-year-old male Hawthorn Drive resident, who did not wish to be named, said: “I looked out of the window and there they were on the road.

“The pram was on the floor and the little boy had blood on his face.

“The mum didn't seem too bad. It looked like the car just hit the buggy.”

One 63-year-old female resident in the same road said: “My partner has written to the council three times about this road.

“There needs to be some traffic calming measures along here because people cross actually on to the roundabout all the time and the cars are just not prepared for them doing that.”

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