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Bus crash on A1071 at Evans Heath, Polstead, near Hadleigh, sees multiple ambulances and air ambulance called and three people hospitalised





Multiple ambulances and an air ambulance were called to a serious crash near a Suffolk town yesterday, from which three people hospitalised.

Emergency services were alerted to a crashed bus on the A1071 at Evans Heath, Polstead, near Hadleigh, at around 5pm yesterday evening.

Three vehicles from Suffolk Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the scene although they were ultimately not needed.

The A1071 at Evans Heath, Polstead, near Hadleigh, where emergency services, including and air ambulance attended the scene of a crashed bus yesterday evening. Picture: Google Maps
The A1071 at Evans Heath, Polstead, near Hadleigh, where emergency services, including and air ambulance attended the scene of a crashed bus yesterday evening. Picture: Google Maps
The Essex and Herts Air Ambulance was called to the crash at Evans Heath, Polstead, near Hadleigh yesterday. Picture: EHAAT
The Essex and Herts Air Ambulance was called to the crash at Evans Heath, Polstead, near Hadleigh yesterday. Picture: EHAAT

A spokesperson for East of England Ambulance Service said: “Five ambulances, three ambulance office vehicles and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance were called to Polstead yesterday evening following reports of a bus involved in road traffic collision.

“Eleven patients were assessed at the scene and three were transported to Ipswich Hospital by road ambulance.”

The condition of the hospitalised patients is not known.