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A fire engine has overturned in Suffolk while responding to an emergency call.
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the appliance was on its way to a road accident when it was involved in a collision in the Onehouse area near Stowmarket.
A spokesman said:
"The details of the collision are still not clear but the fire engine was responding to an emergency when the incident happened.
"We believe that no other vehicles, other than the Stowmarket fire appliance, were involved."
One crew member was injured and taken to Ipswich Hospital. His condition is not thought to be serious.
The crew, from Stowmarket, was one of three dispatched to a collision between a van and a car in which a child was injured in the village of Shelland.
30 years ago this month and a futuristic car powered by electricity was revealed for the first time.
But the Sinclair C5 designed and made in Cambridge by Sir Clive Sinclair, didn't do as well as first thought.
Back in 1985 it simply didn't sell, but one Suffolk woman still has a C5 and is full of praise for the quirky vehicle.
"It is wonderful to feel the air, my legs are pumping away, freedom and movement, you don't have any petrol fumes, and you are helping the environment, I loved it."
Just 5,000 were sold before the Cambridge-based manufacturer went bust.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was hit by a log in Stowmarket.
A man was driving along Needham Road at approximately 9.15pm on Saturday 27 December.
A log hit his front windscreen causing it to smash and the driver to lose control of the car, colliding with nearby barriers. It is believed that someone may have thrown the object.
Any who witnessed the incident or saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area around the time is asked to police on 101.
A signalling fault near Stowmarket that has disrupted rush hour trains between Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire has been fixed although delays are expected well into the afternoon.
"Train services between Norwich and Liverpool Street, Ipswich and Cambridge, and Ipswich and Peterborough will be disrupted until further notice, whilst the train service is restored. This involves getting the booked traincrew and trains back into the correct places. Some train services may still be cancelled, have their stopping patterns changed, or started at another station or terminated short of their destination."
Abellio Greater Anglia says ticket restrictions have been lifted for the remainder of Thursday 18 December so passengers travel on other trains than specified on their advance purchase tickets.
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Service suspended on Abellio Greater Anglia between Stowmarket and Ipswich due to signalling problem at Stowmarket.
Delays of up to 30 minutes on Abellio Greater Anglia between Ipswich and Cambridge, and between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds due to signalling problem at Stowmarket.
Almost 100 years since Spencer Bent's bravery at the battle of Ypres, a special ceremony has been held to officially recognise his heroism.Read the full story ›
People in Stowmarket will gather today to pay tribute to those that lost their lives in the wars and to honour a man called Spencer John Bent who in the First World War was was awarded the Victoria Cross for four separate acts of gallantry.
Private Bent's heroics came during the famous Battle of Ypres. He was later wounded at the Somme but survived the war, eventually rising to the rank of Regimental Sergeant Major. He died in 1977, aged 86.