Update - 8 January 2013
A man arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking
following a serious road traffic collision in Elveden has been
bailed and detained under the Mental Health Act.
Police were called at 2.25pm on Saturday 5
January with a report of a two-vehicle road traffic collision on
the A11 close to the junction of the B1106 Elveden crossroads.
Police, fire and ambulance attended the scene
and the driver of a VW Golf, a 29 year old man from Coventry was
arrested and taken into police custody for aggravated vehicle
The man who was subsequently arrested for
dangerous driving and attempted murder has today, Tuesday 8 January
been bailed and detained under the Mental Health Act.
He is due to return to the Bury St Edmunds
Police Investigation Centre on 20 February 2013.
The second vehicle involved in the collision,
a Toyota Yaris had five occupants, two adults and three
The male driver who is in his 40s was taken to
West Suffolk Hospital and is described as being in a stable
The female front seat passenger aged in her
40s was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital and is in a
Two teenage girls were taken to Addenbrookes
and remain in a stable condition and a further teenage girl was
taken to West Suffolk Hospital but has since been discharged.
Witnesses to this collision are asked to call
PC Danny Ormes at the Serious Collision Investigation Team on
5 January 2013
Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road
traffic collision at Elveden.
The two-vehicle collision happened at the Elveden crossroads
between the B1106 and A11 at around 2.25pm Saturday 5 January and
involved a Toyota and a VW car.
Police, Fire and Ambulance attended the scene.
The driver of the VW, a 29-year-old man from Coventry has been
arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking. The man is
currently being held at West Suffolk Hospital.
One of the rear seat passengers of the Toyota has sustained leg
injuries and has been taken to Addenbrookes, a further rear seat
passenger has arm and shoulder injuries and has been taken to West
Suffolk Hospital, a front seat passenger has sustained arm and
pelvic injuries and has been taken by air ambulance to the Norfolk
and Norwich Hospital. The driver has sustained leg and facial
injuries and taken to West Suffolk Hospital.
The road is closed and diversions are in place whilst the
incident is dealt with and vehicles recovered.
Witnesses to this collision are asked to call the Serious
Collision Investigation Team on 101.