A11: Collision Between Car And Coach Update

A number of people have been conveyed to hospital following a serious road traffic collision on the A11 London Road at Elveden.

Police received reports of the collision, which occurred between the A1101 five ways roundabout and the junction with the B1106, at around 1:25pm this afternoon.

The fire service and ambulance service, including the air ambulance also attended the scene and nine people in total were taken to hospital.

It is believed that the coach was carrying 48 people, the majority of whom are teenagers, and five of which were taken to West Suffolk Hospital with minor injuries.

The other vehicle involved was a black Mercedes with four people inside. Three have been taken to Addenbrooks Hospital, one with life threatening injuries and the remaining casualty was taken to Norfolk and Norwich with serious injuries.

Road closures have been put in place in the area and diversions have been set up.

Anyone who is attending the music event at Thetford Forest this evening is advised to avoid the area and approach the venue from the Thetford direction.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101.

A11: Collision Between Car And Coach

16:51:13

Suffolk Police are currently on scene at a road traffic collision on A11 London Road at Elveden involving a car and a coach.

The collision, which was reported to police at around 1:25pm, occurred between the A1101 five ways roundabout and the junction with the B1106.

The fire service and ambulance service, including the air ambulance are also on scene and are attending to those involved. It is believed that the coach was carrying around 30 people, none of whom have any serious injuries.

The other vehicle involved was a black Mercedes with four people inside, two of which are thought to have serious injuries.

Road closures have been put in place in the area and diversions will be arranged.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police on 101.

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