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Ipswich level-crossing crash victim's injuries 'life-changing'

The crash scene at Routs level crossing Image copyright Sky Cam East
Image caption The crash happened at Routs level-crossing at about 20:30 GMT on Wednesday

A man was taken to hospital with life-changing injuries after a car crashed with a freight train near Ipswich.

Emergency services were called to Routs level-crossing near Trinity Park, on the Ipswich to Felixstowe line, at about 20:30 GMT on Wednesday.

British Transport Police (BTP) said the man remained in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Greater Anglia said services between Ipswich and Felixstowe have been suspended all day.

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Image caption The level-crossing is on an access road just off the A1156 Felixstowe Road, opposite the Shepherd & Dog pub.

A rail replacement bus service is running between the two towns.

BTP said the Rail Investigation Branch had been notified.

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