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UPDATE: Car flips over into field near A14 at Rougham


A car has flipped over into a field near the A14 at Rougham leaving one person with a serious head injury.

Police were called to the incident on the westbound carriageway at around 12.35pm this afternoon.

A man in his late teens was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with a serious head injury.

A woman who was also in the vehicle received minor injuries.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust was called at 12.38pm today to a road traffic collision on the A14 at Rougham.

“An ambulance crew, rapid response vehicle, ambulance officer and East Anglian Air Ambulance attended to a man in his late teens.

“They treated the man at the scene and was taken by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a critical condition.”

A police spokesman said: “There are reports a vehicle has flipped over into a field.

“There is one potential serious injury, a casualty is to be taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, possibly by the air ambulance.”

Both the westbound and eastbound carriageways have now reopened.

If anyone witnessed the incident please call Suffolk Police on 101 using reference CAD 168 of May 26.


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