Man cut from car after two vehicle collision in Bury St Edmunds

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A two vehicle collision on the Bury St Edmunds sugar factory roundabout at rush hour yesterday evening caused tailbacks in the town.

Emergency services were called at around 4.30pm to the incident on the Saviours Interchange near Compiegne Way where two cars, a Vauxhall Zafira and a Fiat Punto, had been in collision.

Firefighters carefully removed the roof of the Vauxhall to free a male casualty.

He was taken to West Suffolk Hospital with minor injuries.

The Fiat had one casualty who was taken into the care of the ambulance service.

The roundabout was closed during the incident with cars trying get onto the eastbound A14 directed onto the westbound carriageway.

The incident caused traffic problems reaching as far as the centre of town.

The scene was made safe by 5.30pm and the roads and roundabout reopened at 6.30pm.

If you have any information that could help police in their accident investigation please call 101 using reference CAD319 of May 12.