A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a crash near a Suffolk town centre. 

Emergency services were called to Melford Road in Sudbury at about 3.20pm on Wednesday. 

A spokesman from the East of England Ambulance Service said two ambulances, an ambulance officer vehicle, and the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

A man was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge with serious injuries and a woman was taken to West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds by road ambulance for further treatment. 

The road was closed for several hours while emergency services attended and carried out an investigation. 

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service also sent three appliances to the scene.