Youngster in hospital after crash

A 13-YEAR-OLD boy is in hospital today with head injuries following a road crash in Ipswich.The accident happened at around 5.15pm at the junction of Ellenbrook Road and Belmont Road.

A 13-YEAR-OLD boy is in hospital today with head injuries following a road crash in Ipswich.

The accident happened at around 5.15pm at the junction of Ellenbrook Road and Belmont Road.

The boy was a pedestrian who was in collision with a Ford Fiesta.

He is also believed to have broken an arm and leg, although the injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Police closed the road while investigators worked at the scene.

Residents in the area said the youngster was not known to them but there was a nearby skatepark where many young people gathered.

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n. POLICE have named an 88-year-old woman who was killed in a three car pile-up which also involved a lorry.

Gwendoline Spink, of Duke Street, Hintlesham, was killed on Thursday in an accident on the A1071 close to Hillside Nurseries, just before 4pm.

She was a passenger in a Citroen Xantia which was involved in a collision with a Volvo lorry, a BMW estate and a Ford Mondeo.

The driver of the Citroen, an 82-year-old man believed to be the woman's husband, was taken to Ipswich Hospital where his condition is believed to be stable.

No one else was seriously hurt in the accident, which closed the road for several hours while emergency services attended the scene.

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