Dustman injured in road crash

A DUSTMAN is today in hospital with serious head injuries after being in a collision getting out of his bin collection lorry.

A DUSTMAN is today in hospital with serious head injuries after being in a collision getting out of his bin collection lorry.

The 34-year-old man had been driving the lorry for Ipswich Borough Council when he got out of the driver's side of the vehicle at 9.30am today .

It was on Tuddenham Road, in Ipswich, near to the junction with Christchutch Street, where the man was then in a collision with an on-coming Audi car.

He suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Ipswich Hospital.


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The male driver of the Audi and his wife, who was also in the car, were not thought to have been injured but were in a state of distress.

Pc Paul Smith, of the road's policing unit, said: “The man has suffered serious head injuries from the accident.

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“He had been driving the vehicle and had stopped to get out when the incident happened.”

See tomorrow's Star for full story.

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