Person hit by car on busy road linking A11

PUBLISHED: 13:51 09 September 2019 | UPDATED: 14:35 09 September 2019

A person has been hit by a car in London Road, Thetford. Picture: Archant

A person has been hit by a car in London Road, Thetford. Picture: Archant

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A man has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car.

Emergency services were called to London Road, Thetford, at the junction with the Forest Retail Park at about 1pm today, Monday, September 9.

The road was closed heading towards the town centre from the A11, causing congestion, but re-opened at about 1.50pm.

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The man has been taken to West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds, for treatment.

An ambulance spokesman said: "We were called at 12.52pm with reports of a collision in London Road, Thetford.

"We sent an ambulance and a rapid response vehicle. One person is being taken to hospital for further treatment."

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