Driver flown to Addenbrooke's after three-car crash

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A man in his 80s is being treated at Addenbrooke's after a three-car crash in Stanton, Suffolk at the weekend. Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident.

Officers were called just after 12.05pm on Saturday, June 1, to reports of a three-vehicle collision on the A143, at the junction with Wyken Road. Ambulance crews – including an air ambulance – along with Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were also called to the collision, which involved a white Renault Clio, a white Toyota Yaris and a blue Ford Fiesta.

The driver of the Renault Clio, a man aged in his 80s, was flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital having sustained serious injuries. He remains in hospital with his condition now described as stable.

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Two women – the driver and passenger of the Ford Fiesta – also sustained injuries and were taken to West Suffolk Hospital for treatment. The male driver of the Toyota Yaris was treated for injuries at the scene.

All three vehicles had to be recovered and the road remained closed until 8.50pm on Saturday evening. Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision and asking any motorists driving in the area at the time of the incident with a dashcam fitted in their vehicle to review the footage for any material that may be of assistance.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Roads and Armed Policing Team at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting reference: 37/30474/24.