Child hit by vehicle in Swaffham

An East of England Ambulance. Photo: Steve Adams

An East of England Ambulance. Photo: Steve Adams

A child was taken to hospital after being hit by a vehicle.

A paramedic called the emergency services after witnessing the five-year-old being hit on the A1065, in Swaffham.

At around 4.30pm today, a Norfolk Accident Rescue Service (NARS) rapid response vehicle was sent to the scene, followed by an ambulance.

Chris Neil, a NARS critical care paramedic, found the child had a broken wrist and minor head injury.

The patient was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Kings Lynn, in an ambulance.

Their condition is not thought to have been life threatening.

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