Police make fresh appeal over accident in Riverside Road, Norwich, which left man in critical condition

16:44 04 July 2012

Scene of the accident in Ferry Road/Riverside Road.

Scene of the accident in Ferry Road/Riverside Road.


A man is still in a critical condition in hospital after he was hit by a black cab in Norwich more than a week and a half ago.

And Norfolk police have made a fresh appeal for the driver of a Nissan Micra who stopped at the scene of the crash at the junction of Ferry Road and Riverside Road to get in touch.

They also want to speak to anyone who saw a man, wearing dark clothing and a baseball cap, walking down Riverside Road, prior to the accident. which happened at about 1.10am on Sunday, June 24.

The man, who has not been named was initially taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

But he was been transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. Police today revealed he is still in hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

Police have carried out inquiries at the scene of the accident and have spoken to the driver of the cab who stopped at the scene.

They said they were especially keen to speak to the driver of a Nissa Micra which was heading towards the railway station from the Ketts Hill area.

Anyone who can help should call PC Ian Thaxton at Norfolk Constabulary’s Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

• Do you know the man who was hurt? Call Evening News crime reporter Peter Walsh on 01603 772436 or email

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