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Man hurt after vans crash in Norwich

The ambulance service has been criticised for leaving an 86-year-old woman with a broken femur waiting nearly three hours.

The ambulance service has been criticised for leaving an 86-year-old woman with a broken femur waiting nearly three hours.

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2009

A man suffered what ambulance bosses said were possible spinal injuries after a crash between two vans in Norwich.

The crash, involving a Ford Transit van and a Citroen Relay happened in Deloney Road in Hearsease, just after 9am today.

East of England Ambulance Service sent two rapid response vehicles and an ambulance to the scene, while police also attended.

An ambulance service spokesman said: “The man’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening and he was conveyed to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.”

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