Cyclist taken to hospital with leg injury after collision with van in Grove Lane, Ipswich

An East of England Ambulance. Picture: SIMON PARKER

An East of England Ambulance. Picture: SIMON PARKER

A teenager was taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg after she was knocked off her bicycle in Ipswich today.

Emergency services were called to Grove Lane, near the junction with Foxhall Road, just after 4.45pm to reports of a collision between a cyclist and a van.

The cyclist, an 18-year-old woman, suffered an injury to the lower part of her leg, believed to have been a break, a spokeswoman for Suffolk Constabulary said.

She was taken to Ipswich Hospital by ambulance for further care, but her injuries were not deemed to be life-threatening.

The police spokeswoman said no criminal offences had taken place.


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