Ambulance on 999 call crashed with car near Asda in Hellesdon

An ambulance responding to a 999 call was involved in crash with a car.

An ambulance responding to a 999 call was involved in crash with a car. - Credit: Archant

An ambulance responding to an emergency was damaged in a crash with a car in Hellesdon.

The accident happened shortly after 9pm on Saturday, near the Asda story on Boundary Road.

Police were called at 9.10pm, and said the crash damaged a set of traffic lights, and led to the complete closure of the road, although no-one was hurt.

A police spokesman said the car involved was a Vauxhall Zafira, and the incident went on until 11.20pm.

An East of England Ambulance Trust spokesperson said: 'We received a call at 9.17pm to reports of an road traffic collision [RTC] involving one of our ambulances on the Boundary Road, A140, Hellesdon.

'The ambulance was on blue lights and responding to a 999 call at the time, and another ambulance was dispatched to this patient as soon as possible.

'An ambulance officer was sent to the RTC to assist our crew and those in the other vehicle; after assessment and welfare checks for all involved, thankfully everyone was discharged at the scene with no injuries.'

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