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Teenager airlifted to Addenbrookes after moped collision in Southery, Downham Market

12:26 13 April 2014

Two cars have collided on the A47. Photo: Denise Bradley.

Two cars have collided on the A47. Photo: Denise Bradley.

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A 16-year-old male has been airlifted to Addenbrookes Hospital after suffering serious head injuries after the moped he was riding collided with a kerb at 7.20am earlier today.

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Police have confirmed that the incident happened this morning (Sunday April 13) on Lynn Road, Southery, near Downham Market.

A East Anglian Air Ambulance had to land in a nearby garden so medics could treat the patient.

The teenager’s condition has been described as serious.

The road was closed whilst emergency services dealt with the incident and officers carried out initial investigations.

The road was reopened at approximately 10.35am.

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have seen the incident or may have any other information to contact PC Louise Manning at Swaffham Roads Policing on 101.

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