Update: Condition of child injured in accident near Belvedere Road’s junction with Tuddenham Road in Ipswich “not thought to be life-threatening”

An accident on Tuddenham Road has revived parents' road safety campaign.

An accident on Tuddenham Road has revived parents' road safety campaign. - Credit: ©Archant Photographic 2010

A child has suffered leg injuries after a road accident in Ipswich this morning.

The girl, believed to be 12, was walking along Belvedere Road near the junction with Tuddenham Road when they were involved in a collision with a blue Vauxhall Corsa shortly before 8.30am.

Paramedics treated the girl on the scene before taking her to Ipswich Hospital.

“Her condition wasn’t thought to be life threatening,” said a spokesman for East of England Ambulance Service.

The road was closed but has since reopened.