Driver arrested after passenger suffers serious injuries in Swaffham crash


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A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without consent following a crash in which a woman was seriously hurt in Swaffham.

The man remains in custody after the collision, in which a female passenger suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital where she remains in a stable condition.

It happened on Norwich Road, near to the North Pickenham Road junction, shortly after 11.50pm on Wednesday night when a blue Peugeot 206 travelling towards Swaffham town centre left the roadside and collided with a telegraph pole.

• Anyone who may have witnessed the collision should contact PC Chris Bradley at Swaffham Roads Policing on 101