Appeal for witnesses following crash which hospitalised two drivers
- Credit: Archant
Police are urging witnesses to come forward after a crash left a man with potentially life-changing injuries and seriously injured a woman.
Officers were called just before 1.50pm yesterday afternoon (Thursday, February 15) to reports of a two-vehicle collision between a black BMW 118 and a black Mercedes C180 in Reydon, near Southwold.
The incident occurred on the A1095 Halesworth Road, near to the Adnams distribution centre and Old Hall Farm.
Ambulance and fire crews attended the scene, with the latter working for more than an hour to free both drivers who were trapped in their vehicles.
The male driver of the BMW was subsequently flown by air ambulance to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with injuries which are described as potentially life-changing.
You may also want to watch:
The female driver of the Mercedes sustained suspected pelvic injuries and was taken to James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston for treatment.
Officers closed the A1095 at the junction with the A12 while a collision investigation took place, but the road has since reopened.
- 1 Man arrested on suspicion of firearms offences in Lowestoft
- 2 Man hands himself into police after firearms incident in Lowestoft
- 3 Major Lowestoft road partially closed due to police incident
- 4 A47 set for two weeks of roadworks from Monday
- 5 Historic Lowestoft pub transformed as new seafood restaurant opens
- 6 Smokehouse welcomes arrival of new fish smoking kiln - by crane
- 7 Plans for ex-restaurant to become pub revealed as licence granted
- 8 Unique 'upside down' home with panoramic views is for sale
- 9 Woman who was found with maggots living in hand evicted from care home
- 10 A146 closed after crash near Worlingham
Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101, quoting reference CAD 214 of February 15.