Air ambulance out over Dereham after motorcyclist injured in crash

The East Anglian Air Ambulance. Picture: James Bass

The East Anglian Air Ambulance. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2016

An air ambulance has been out over Dereham today after a motorcyclist was injured in a crash.

The East of England Ambulance Service were called out just before 9.30am to reports of a road traffic collision on the A1075, near Dereham.

An ambulance service spokesman said: 'We dispatched an ambulance crew and an air ambulance from the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) charity to assist and treated a man, believed to be in his 20s, for a rib and leg injury.

'He received pain relief at the scene before being taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital via land ambulance for further care.'

Norfolk police also attended the incident, which was under the A47 flyover.

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A spokesperson confirmed a motorcycle and a car were involved in the collision and the motorcyclist received slight injuries.

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