Girl suffers head injuries in car smash

AMBULANCE crews rushed a teenage girl to hospital after she suffered head injuries in a collision with a car.The 14-year-old pedestrian was involved in the accident by traffic lights in Henley Road, Ipswich.

AMBULANCE crews rushed a teenage girl to hospital after she suffered head injuries in a collision with a car.

The 14-year-old pedestrian was involved in the accident by traffic lights in Henley Road, Ipswich.

Initial reports suggested the teenager may have been seriously injured in the collision.

But a spokeswoman for the East Anglian Ambulance service said her injuries were not life-threatening.


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The girl was still conscious and breathing when paramedics reached her at about 2.20pm today.

A community paramedic in the area at the time was called to the scene and was joined soon after by an ambulance crew.

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No further details were released about the accident. And although a full report on the nature of the girl's condition was not available, she was said to have suffered "moderate" head injuries.

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