Afternoon update: Woman and teenager taken to hospital after crash on A12 at Wrentham

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A woman in her 40s and a man in his teens were taken to hospital after a two-vehicle collision on the A12 at Wrentham.

The woman had to be cut free from her car after the serious collision, which involved a Kia Cerato and a Jaguar S Type, partially blocked the single-carriageway road at Wrentham about 7.30am this morning.

Police, the East of England Ambulance Service and three fire crews were called out to the crash 'with persons trapped' at London Road in Wrentham,

Fire-fighters from Wrentham, Southwold and Reydon and a rescue vehicle from Lowestoft South fire station attended and a fire brigade spokesman said: 'On arrival crews found a road traffic collision involving two vehicles with two casualties, one of which was trapped in a vehicle.'

Crews used cutting equipment to remove the roof of the vehicle and a spinal board to get the casualty out of the car.


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A police spokesman added: 'A woman in her late 40s was injured. Recovery was underway at the scene at 9am.'

The fire service said the scene was cleared at 8.51am with all crews back at base by 9.26am.

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The woman was taken to hospital by ambulance but her injuries are not thought to be too serious.

A spokesman for the ambulance service added: 'We were called at 7.33am, treating a woman in her 40s with a head injury and a man in his late teens with a hand injury.

'Both were taken to James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston where their conditions were not serious.'

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