Two people have been seriously injured after a crash involving a tractor and lorry which left a major Suffolk route closed for 11 hours. 

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called to the crash on the A140 in Earl Stonham in mid Suffolk at about 12.40pm on Wednesday. 

The driver of the tractor, a man aged in his 30s, was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge having sustained serious injuries.

The driver of the lorry, a man also aged in his 30s, also sustained injuries and was taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment.

The road was closed in both directions, between the Coddenham Crossroads and Mendlesham, while emergency services attended the scene and a scene investigation was carried out.

The road reopened at about 11.50pm.

Police would like to speak to any witnesses to the collision, any motorists with dashcam footage and anybody who witnessed the manner of driving of the vehicles involved.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Roads and Armed Policing Team at Suffolk police, quoting CAD 137 of August 2.