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Pair's lucky escape after crash

PUBLISHED: 11:01 21 January 2008 | UPDATED: 19:28 05 July 2010

TWO people in a Nissan car had a lucky escape after the vehicle left the A12 at Blythburgh, near Southwold, and ended up down a bank in a reed bed.

The single-vehicle accident happened at 9.

TWO people in a Nissan car had a lucky escape after the vehicle left the A12 at Blythburgh, near Southwold, and ended up down a bank in a reed bed.

The single-vehicle accident happened at 9.50am on Sunday on the southbound carriageway.

Police, firefighters and the air ambulance were all called to the scene.

Fire crews from Methwold, Wrentham and the rescue tender from Normanshurst station in Lowestoft used hydraulic cutting equipment to release the people from the car, who were taken to James Paget University Hospital, in Gorleston.

A Suffolk police spokesman said their injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

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