Driver in hospital with spinal injuries following Poringland crash

A driver is in hospital with spinal injuries after her Mercedes crashed with a tractor on Tuesday afternoon.

The collision, between a green John Deere tractor and a silver Mercedes A140 Classic, happened near Poringland on the B1332 Norwich Road at 3.25pm.

Police said the 39-year-old woman, who was driving the Mercedes, was taken to Addenbrooke's hospital with spinal injuries.

Fire crews from Earlham, Carrow, and Sprowston were called to the crash near the junction with The Ramblers and cut the woman free from her car.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the manner of driving should contact Sgt Dave Cartwright at Wymondham Roads Policing on 101.


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