Pedestrian injured in car collision

A PEDESTRIAN was taken to hospital today after a collision with a car in Ipswich.Police sealed off a section of road at the junction of Prince's Street and Grafton Way following the incident at shortly before 10.

A PEDESTRIAN is today seriously injured in Ipswich hospital after he was hit by a car in the town.

A 57-year-old man was crossing the road at the junction of Quadling Street and Prince's Street when he collided with a Vauxhall Vectra.

He suffered serious leg injuries, abdominal and head injuries and was taken to Ipswich hospital his injuries are today described as "very serious."

The car also struck a lamp-post and the driver suffered only minor injuries.

The registered owner of the car is a man from Ipswich but it is not known whether he was driving.

The incident happened on Saturday at shortly before 10.40am and left a section of the road sealed off.

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Fire crews also attended the scene but no one was trapped.

A spokeswoman for Ipswich police confirmed an accident investigation was underway.

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