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Two people taken to hospital after two-car crash on A1071 in Hintlesham, near Hadleigh, and oil spill





Two people were taken to hospital after a two-car crash and an oil spill.

Suffolk Police was alerted at 8.12am to the incident on the A1071 in Hintlesham.

A spokesperson said the collision was near Hintlesham Hall.

Suffolk Police was alerted at 8.12am to the incident on the A1071 in Hintlesham. Picture: Google and istock
Suffolk Police was alerted at 8.12am to the incident on the A1071 in Hintlesham. Picture: Google and istock

They said oil was on the road, which was partially blocked but traffic could head towards Ipswich.

The westbound closure was between the Duke Street junction and Wilderness Hill.

The ambulance service attended but injuries were understood to be minor.

Recovery for the vehicles was called.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson said an ambulance was sent to the scene and assessed two patients, an adult man and woman.

Both patients were taken to Ipswich Hospital for further assessment and treatment.