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Van flips onto side and blocks road after hitting telegraph poles

PUBLISHED: 09:46 10 March 2020 | UPDATED: 13:12 10 March 2020

Damage done to electricity pole at Waldringfield Road near Ipswich 
Picture:  Archant

Damage done to electricity pole at Waldringfield Road near Ipswich Picture: Archant

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A van has collided with an electricity pole near the A12 in the outskirts of Ipswich, causing the vehicle to flip onto its side and block the road.

Damage done to electricity pole at Waldringfield Road near Ipswich 
Picture:  Archant Damage done to electricity pole at Waldringfield Road near Ipswich Picture: Archant

Police were called to reports of the single vehicle collision in Waldringfield Road, Brightwell, just after 8.15am this morning.

The road remains blocked following the incident, which is understood to have involved a Mercedes-Benz Vito van.

A police spokesman said: 'The van has hit the electricity pole, bringing it down into the road along with the wires and blocking the road.'

The driver is not believed to have sustained any injuries and recovery arrived at the scene at 8.39am.

Damage done to electricity pole at Waldringfield Road near Ipswich 
Picture:  Archant Damage done to electricity pole at Waldringfield Road near Ipswich Picture: Archant

Police remain at the scene of the incident.


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