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Tailbacks follow rush-hour car smash

PUBLISHED: 20:11 30 November 2001 | UPDATED: 10:56 03 March 2010

TRAFFIC came to a near-standstill for an hour on Suffolk road tonight following a smash involving two cars.

The accident caused congestion in both directions as traffic stretched in a two-mile tailback between Hintlesham and Hadleigh after two cars were involved in a collision on the A1071 at around 5.40pm.

TRAFFIC came to a near-standstill for an hour on Suffolk road tonight following a smash involving two cars.

The accident caused congestion in both directions as traffic stretched in a two-mile tailback between Hintlesham and Hadleigh after two cars were involved in a collision on the A1071 at around 5.40pm.

Luckily not one of the four people involved in the smash were hurt, although a police officer on the scene said that they were "shocked and shaken".

The accident, which involved a blue B-reg Volvo and a red F-reg Fiesta happened on a bend in the road at Hintlesham Hall.

Police reopened the road by 6.45pm.

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