A woman has been taken to hospital after a crash involving a cyclist and a car on the A12. 

Emergency services were called to the crash at the junction with the B1121 near Benhall near Saxmundham at about 5.40pm on Wednesday. 

A spokesman for Suffolk police said the rider of the push bike - a woman - was taken to hospital for further treatment. 

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said the East Anglian Air Ambulance, an ambulance officer vehicle and two ambulances was sent to the scene.

A woman was taken to Ipswich Hospital but the extent of her injuries is not yet clear.

Police closed the road in both directions while emergency services attended the incident. 

The road reopened at about 9pm.