Mother and toddler hurt in accident

A MOTHER today spoke of the moment she was in collision with a car as she crossed an Ipswich road with her toddler and baby.Carol Blow, two-year-old Connor and Cameron, one, were in collision with a Ford Mondeo as it travelled along Hawthorn Drive at the roundabout with Mallard Way.

A MOTHER today spoke of the moment she was hit by a car as she crossed an Ipswich road with her toddler and baby.

Carol Blow, two-year-old Connor and Cameron, one, were in collision with a Ford Mondeo as it travelled along Hawthorn Drive at the roundabout with Mallard Way.

Connor suffered a gash to the head, while Mrs Blow injured her back and neck in the incident, at about 2.45pm yesterday. Cameron, who was in a buggy thrown into the air by the impact, escaped unhurt.

Mrs Blow, of Pimpernel Road, said: “I was thrown on the bonnet of the car and Connor got clipped as it went past. It all happened so fast. I landed on the road and picked myself up really quickly.

“I thought 'oh my God', what has happened? I went over to where the buggy had landed and made sure Connor and Cameron were safe.

“Then I saw the blood coming from Cameron's head. I was really worried for him.”

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Connor received four stitches to his head wound at Ipswich Hospital, although he was released by 6pm.

Mrs Blow wanted to thank everyone who had come to her family's aid immediately after the accident, which happened as she was returning from a nearby nursery.

The driver of the car stopped at the scene after the incident. He was breathalysed by police officers but tests were negative and no action was taken against him.

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