Driver and passenger taken to hospital after five-car crash in Ipswich

The crash happened in Bloomfield Street in east Ipswich

The crash happened in Bloomfield Street in east Ipswich - Credit: Google Maps

Two people were taken to hospital after a crash involving five cars in a residential street in east Ipswich.

The incident happened in Bloomfield Street, off Spring Road near Ipswich Hospital, shortly after 6pm on Wednesday.

A Suffolk police spokesman said Skoda Fabia crashed into a parked car, which in turn caused three other parked cars to be damaged.

Four of the five vehicles required recovery as a result.

The driver and the passenger of the Skoda were both taken to hospital for treatment.

Police believe the driver suffered a medical episode prior to the crash.

Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact Suffolk police, quoting CAD 334 of July 27.