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Young cyclist suffers ‘broken nose’ after collision with BMW in Felixstowe

PUBLISHED: 09:14 18 July 2017 | UPDATED: 12:49 18 July 2017

The ambulance service has been called after a young cyclist was injured in a crash. Picture: SIMON PARKER

The ambulance service has been called after a young cyclist was injured in a crash. Picture: SIMON PARKER


A young cyclist is reported to have suffered facial injuries in a collision with a car in Suffolk this morning.

The girl was riding along High Road West near the junction with Garrison Lane in Felixstowe when she collided with a BMW 320 just before 7.30am today.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said she “appeared to have broken her nose” and has been take to hospital.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance NHS Trust said: “We received a call today at 7.27am to reports of an RTC involving a car and a push bike at the junction of Garrison Lane and High Road in Felixstowe.

“We dispatched an ambulance crew to assist who arrived within seven minutes of the call. Medics treated a girl believed to be in her teens before taking her to Ipswich Hospital for further care.”

Anyone who saw the collision is asked to call Suffolk police on 101.

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