Woman escapes serious injury in crash

A 22-YEAR-OLD woman is recovering today after her car overturned during the rush hour on the A14 near Stowmarket.The accident happened at 5.20pm on Monday on the eastbound carriageway of the A14 near the Tothill Services.

A 22-YEAR-OLD woman is recovering today after her car overturned during the rush hour on the A14 near Stowmarket.

The accident happened at 5.20pm on Monday on the eastbound carriageway of the A14 near the Tothill Services.

After the collision with a lorry, the woman's red Ford Fiesta overturned and then came to rest on its roof in the central reservation.

The female driver of the Fiesta was taken to West Suffolk Hospital by ambulance but her injuries were not thought to be life threatening.

A doctor from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service attended the scene and the lorry driver was uninjured in the incident.

A police spokesperson said the eastbound fast lane of the A14 was blocked, causing long delays.

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One eyewitness said traffic was tailed back as far as the Haughley bends.