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Four people taken to hospital after serious crash in Risby




Four people were taken to hospital following a serious two vehicle collision in Risby yesterday (December 2).

Police were alerted at 4.35pm to the incident in Flempton Road which involved a black Mazda 3 and a black Kia Creed.

A police spokesman said the female driver of the Mazda, aged in her 30s, suffered a head injury.

Serious crash in Risby.
Serious crash in Risby.

Those in the Kia suffered various injuries - the female driver, aged in her 30s, had a cut knee, another woman suffered facial and internal injuries and a second passenger had a broken arm.

All casualties were taken to hospital for treatment.

The road was closed with a diversion and vehicles were recovered a 1.20am today (December 3).

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service sent two crews from Bury St Edmunds and one from Mildenhall and helped remove people from a vehicle.

Highways were also called.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 4.24pm with reports of a collision in Flempton Road, Risby.

"We sent three ambulances, an ambulance officer and East Anglian Air Ambulance.

"One patient was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital by air ambulance in a serious condition.

"Three people were taken to West Suffolk Hospital by land ambulance for further care."

Anyone who witnessed the collision should contact Suffolk Police, quoting CAD reference 264 of December 2.


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