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79-year-old man struck by Land Rover in Norwich Road in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 13:50 19 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:13 19 January 2018

Police say a 79-year-old man suffered a broken ankle and injured his shoulder in the collision. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Police say a 79-year-old man suffered a broken ankle and injured his shoulder in the collision. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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A 79-year-old man has been rushed to hospital after being struck by a Land Rover in Ipswich.

The collision happened at 12pm today, Friday, January 19, in Norwich Road, close to the junction with Rayleigh Road.

According to a spokesman for Suffolk police the man suffered a broken ankle and a fractured or dislocated shoulder and was taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment.

He said: We were called to day to a road traffic collision at 12pm involving a car and a pedestrian.

“A 79-year-old man was in collision with a green Land Rover.”

He said officers did not have to close the road while they worked at the scene.

A spokeswoman from the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 12.01pm to a road traffic collision in Norwich Road, Ipswich.

An ambulance attended and the patient, a man in his seventies, was taken to Ipswich Hospital in a stable condition.”


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