Man taken to hospital after Ditchingham crash which felled BT pole

Emergency services attend the scene of a road traffic collision on Pirnhow street, Ditchingham, near

Emergency services attend the scene of a road traffic collision on Pirnhow street, Ditchingham, near Bungay.PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

A man has been taken to hospital after the car he was driving collided with a BT telephone pole causing it to break in half.

Emergency services attend the scene of a road traffic collision on Pirnhow street, Ditchingham, near

Emergency services attend the scene of a road traffic collision on Pirnhow street, Ditchingham, near Bungay.PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Police were called to the scene of the accident in Pirnhow Street in Ditchingham, near Bungay, at around 9.40am.

The accident caused a Mercedes E320 to land on its roof.

The driver was taken to James Paget Hospital with injuries not thought to be life-threatening or serious.

BT engineers were called to the scene.

Emergency services attend the scene of a road traffic collision on Pirnhow street, Ditchingham, near

Emergency services attend the scene of a road traffic collision on Pirnhow street, Ditchingham, near Bungay.PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

The road had been blocked in both directions as a result, but had been cleared by 11.30am.