Serious collision Elveden

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 taking.

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 children.

The male driver who is in his 40s was taken to West Suffolk Hospital and is described as being in a stable condition.

The female front seat passenger aged in her 40s was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital and is in a stable condition.

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 101.

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.

 

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