Freak bus accident victim still critical

VIDEO A woman involved in a freak accident with a bus has been transferred to an intensive care unit at Addenbrooke's Hospital with severe head injuries.

A WOMAN involved in a freak accident with a bus has been transferred to an intensive care unit at Addenbrooke's Hospital with severe head injuries.

The woman was initially taken to Ipswich Hospital after becoming trapped underneath a bus in Ipswich town centre.

The air ambulance was called to the scene in Tacket Street at around 3pm, landing in the Old Cattle Market bus station.

It is believed the woman slipped on the curb in the accident in the town centre.

Fire engines from the Princes Street station and one from headquarters were involved in the rescue operation, along with police and ambulance crews.

A police spokesman said: “The woman was transferred to Addenbrooke's with serious head injuries in the night (Friday) and she was in an unconscious state as we understand.”

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Hydraulic cutting equipment and airbags were needed to free the woman from the accident. She is believed to be in her 20s or 30s.