Police trying to trace truck driver after woman is seriously injured in collision

The injured woman's BMW following the crash

The injured woman's BMW following the crash

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Police are trying to trace the driver of a recovery truck following a serious collision on the A12 at Capel St Mary on Saturday in which a woman was injured.

The white coloured recovery vehicle was travelling southbound on the A12 around 7.50am on Saturday, September 5, when it left the carriageway and collided with a road sign.

The truck was driven back onto the southbound dual carriageway but then collided with a blue BMW causing the driver of the car to lose control and collide with a tree and a concrete bridge support.

The recovery truck initially stopped but then drove away at speed turning off into Cutlers Lane.

The female driver of the BMW sustained a head injury and a severe whiplash injury to the neck and back and she was taken to Ipswich hospital for treatment. The injuries are not thought to be life threatening or life changing.

Police are working to trace the recovery vehicle and would like to speak to anyone with information about the truck or its driver or anyone who saw the collision . If you can help please call PC John Clarke at Suffolk Police Headquarters roads policing unit by dialling Suffolk Police on 101, quoting HD/15/1487