Air ambulance called to Norwich Road after woman suffers head injury in crash with bus

An Essex & Herts Air Ambulance. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

An Essex & Herts Air Ambulance. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO - Credit: Archant

Paramedics, police and an air ambulance crew were called to the scene of a crash in Norwich Road this afternoon.

The accident, which involved a female pedestrian and a bus, happened shortly before 5.30pm today close to the road’s junction with Bramford Road.

The region’s ambulance service were first on the scene and sent a rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer and the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance to help.

Police officers were sent to the scene at around 5.43pm after being called by the ambulance service.

Paramedics treated a woman who had suffered a head injury.

She was taken by land ambulance to Ipswich Hospital, where she is said to be in a stable condition.

Her injuries are not thought to be serious or life-threatening, a police spokesman said, and no-one else is believed to have been hurt.

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• Witnesses to the crash and anyone with information should call Suffolk police on 101 quoting CAD reference number 326 of today.