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Person injured in serious crash between car and bin lorry

PUBLISHED: 11:10 30 September 2019 | UPDATED: 16:51 30 September 2019

Police have closed the B1116 Harleston Road at Weybread following a serious crash. Picture: Simon Parkin

Police have closed the B1116 Harleston Road at Weybread following a serious crash. Picture: Simon Parkin

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A road remains closed after a serious collision involving a bin lorry and a car on a rural road near the Norfolk/Suffolk border.

Emergency services were called the crash at Weybread, near Harleston, at 8.20am on Monday and remain at the scene.

Firefighters from Harleston were called in to assist Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service to tackle a vehicle fire in the aftermath of the collision.

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One person, believed to be the driver of the car, has been injured in the collision and taken to hospital. Three occupants of the refuse lorry are believed to have been uninjured.

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The B1116 Harleston Road has been closed to traffic between the junction of Watermill Lane and the junction of One Eyed Lane.

In a tweet Suffolk Police stated: "Diversions are in place and emergency services are at the scene please avoid the area."

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