A11 crash near Barton Mills

One person was airlifted to hospital today (Friday) following a serious crash on the A11.

The accident happened on the southbound carriageway at Barton Mills at about 10.15am.

A Suffolk police spokesman said both carriageways had to be closed to allow the East Anglian Air Ambulance to land at the scene.

The force received reports of two casualties but their injuries were not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

The northbound carriageway was reopened once the patient was airlifted from the scene, followed by the southbound carriageway at about 2.30pm.

Two cars, a blue Ford Focus and a white Kia, were involved in the crash.

The ages of the patients are not known.

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