Woman injured in collision at Lowestoft junction

A WOMAN was taken to hospital following a late night collision in Lowestoft.

Police, three fire crews from Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth and the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) were called out just before 11pm last night (Tuesday) following reports of a two-vehicle collision at the junction of Katwijk Way and Denmark Road.

A police spokesman said: 'We were called out at 10.53pm to a two vehicle road traffic collision between an orange Peugeot 307 and a silver Ford Mondeo. 'The road was partially blocked as a 20-year-old woman - the driver of one of the vehicles - was removed from her vehicle by the fire service.'

Witnesses described how the female driver was complaining of chest pain.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that two crews from Lowestoft and a rescue appliance from Yarmouth attended the scene and one woman was released by firefighters.

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East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) spokesman Gary Sanderson said: 'The woman suffered slight injuries and following treatment at the roadside by the ambulance crews, she was taken to James Paget University Hospital (in Gorleston) for further assessments.'

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