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Driver arrested after van rolls down hill and hits pedestrian

PUBLISHED: 13:58 17 January 2020 | UPDATED: 13:58 17 January 2020

The Street in Poringland where a man was arrested on suspicious of drug driving. Picture: Google Maps

The Street in Poringland where a man was arrested on suspicious of drug driving. Picture: Google Maps

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The driver of a van which rolled down a hill and hit a pedestrian has been arrested on suspicion of drug-driving.

Police were called to The Street in Poringland at around 1pm on January 9 following reports a van had hit a pedestrian.

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The pedestrian, a woman in her 60s, suffered cuts and bruising and was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment.

The van driver, a 38-year-old man, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of drug-driving and possession of a class A drug after failing a roadside test.

He was taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre and had since been released while enquiries continue.


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