Two children were among those taken to hospital for further care after a crashed into a ditch this morning. 

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a car fire at the scene of collision on the B1078 at Clopton just before 9.20am. 

A crew from Woodbridge attended and on arrival it was found to be a false alarm with no fire. 

Firefighters used thermal imaging cameras to scan the vehicle and no further action was needed so a second engine from Ipswich East was stood down. 

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A spokesman for Suffolk police said the vehicle crashed into the ditch at 8.45am. 

There were no significant injuries but a telephone pole was down as a result of the incident and recovery was needed. 

Suffolk police and the East of England Ambulance Service were also in attendance. 

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A spokesman for the ambulance said: "Two ambulances, an ambulance officer vehicle and a rapid response vehicle were sent to the B1078 at Clopton this morning following reports of a road traffic collision.

"One woman and two children were transported to Ipswich Hospital for further assessment and care."

Traffic sensors show the incident has cleared and there are no more delays in the area.