Update: “Serious” accident near American bases RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath

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Police are still at the scene of a 'serious' accident with reports of 'life-changing' injuries near two American military bases in west Suffolk.

Officers were called just after 6.45pm to Wangford Road, near RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath.

Two vehicles - a green Jeep Wrangler and a blue Mercedes C240 - had crashed.

A force spokesman said one of the occupants had suffered a 'serious' leg injury which could be 'life-changing'.

Fire and ambulance services were also at the scene. Police closed the road and set up diversions.


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Two casualties are believed to have been taken to hospital.

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