A140 reopens following head-on crash

PUBLISHED: 06:35 21 October 2019 | UPDATED: 09:47 21 October 2019

The A140 has been closed following a crash near Eye Picture: ARCHANT

The A140 has been closed following a crash near Eye Picture: ARCHANT


Three people were taken to hospital after a head-on crash which closed the A140 this morning.

Emergency services were called at 5.24am to reports of a two-vehicle accident involving a white Citroen Relay van and a black Volkswagen Golf outside the Auberge hotel and restaurant in Thornham Parva near the junction with the B1117.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said the injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

Both vehicles are now off the road and the A140 has reopened.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service sent four crews from Diss, Eye, Stradbroke and Debenham to the scene to assist and release two people from their vehicles.

The fire service called "stop" to the incident at 6.56am.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 5.23am with reports of a collision on the A140.

"We sent three ambulances and an ambulance officer.

"Two people were taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and one person was taken to Ipswich Hospital for further care."

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