Police appeal after man suffers 'serious and life-threatening' injuries …

14:21 09 February 2015

Rosa McMahon 1

Police at the scene of the road traffic collision near Ketts Oak on the old A11 at Hethersett. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Police at the scene of the road traffic collision near Ketts Oak on the old A11 at Hethersett. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Archant Norfolk.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious crash on Norwich Road in Hethersett.

The old A11 shut between the Waitrose roundabout and the junction to Kett s Oak from 7am until 9.40am.

The crash happened at about 6.55am when a silver Vauxhall Corsa travelling from Wymondham towards Hethersett on the B1172 at Kett s Oak left the road. The driver, a man in his 70s, was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after his car smashed into a lamp-post. His injuries are serious and life-threatening.

An ambulance, an ambulance officer and the East Anglian Air Ambulance were called to his aid. Two fire crews were called and used heavy rescue equipment. Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information about the driving manner of the car before the crash.

Witnesses should contact PC Wendy Frary at Wymondham Roads Policing on 101.

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References

  1. ^ Rosa McMahon (www.wymondhamandattleboroughmercury.co.uk)

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