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Update: Condition of child injured in accident near Belvedere Road’s junction with Tuddenham Road in Ipswich “not thought to be life-threatening”

PUBLISHED: 09:34 14 January 2014 | UPDATED: 11:09 14 January 2014

A child has been injured in a road accident.

A child has been injured in a road accident.

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A child has suffered leg injuries after a road accident in Ipswich this morning.

The girl, believed to be 12, was walking along Belvedere Road near the junction with Tuddenham Road when they were involved in a collision with a blue Vauxhall Corsa shortly before 8.30am.

Paramedics treated the girl on the scene before taking her to Ipswich Hospital.

“Her condition wasn’t thought to be life threatening,” said a spokesman for East of England Ambulance Service.

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