Man taken to hospital after car crashes into lamppost on A12

A man was taken to hospital after a crash in Lowestoft

A man was taken to hospital after a crash in Lowestoft - Credit: North Lowestoft Fire Station

A man has been taken to hospital after suffering injuries to his leg following a car leaving the road and crashing into a lamppost on the A12 in Lowestoft. 

Emergency services were called to the crash in Horn Hill at about 9.20am on Wednesday, Suffolk police said.

An East of England Ambulance spokeswoman said: "We sent an ambulance and rapid response vehicle to Horn Hill  after receiving reports of a collision. 

"A male patient was transferred to James Paget Hospital for treatment."

A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said: "We are currently at the scene of a single-vehicle crash. 

"Fire and ambulance crews have also been called to the scene. 

"A man has sustained injuries to his leg but the severity of the injuries is not yet clear."

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The spokeswoman said there was no mention that the road has been closed but said drivers should expect delays while emergency services attend the incident.