Suspected drink driver rushed to hospital after crashing into tree

Blackheath Road, in Lowestoft, at the junction of Green Drive. PHOTO: Google

Blackheath Road, in Lowestoft, at the junction of Green Drive. PHOTO: Google - Credit: Archant

A suspected drink driver was taken to hospital after crashing into a tree this morning.

Suffolk Police were called to Blackheath Road, in Lowestoft, shortly after 9.50am on Wednesday, May 15 after reports of a Ford Focus leaving the road and colliding with a tree.

An ambulance was called and the driver was taken to hospital.

A spokesperson for the East of England Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 9.47am with reports of a collision in Blackheath Road, Lowestoft.

"We sent one ambulance and took one woman to the James Paget Hospital for further treatment."


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The Ford Focus remains on the scene, near to the junction with Green Drive, but is not obstructing the road.

Suffolk Police confirm a person was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

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No other vehicles were involved in the collision.

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