Emergency services attend town centre after collision involving car and man
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An elderly man was taken to hospital after he was hit by a car in Dereham town centre on Monday morning.
The ambulance service were called at around 8:30am and the police were also called to assist.
It involved a Ford Focus and an elderly man, on Church Street, and police officers blocked off the road while the incident was being dealt with.
Staff from a local business were on hand to help the man and one said: 'I heard the bang and saw him go up in the air. His ankle looked broken.
'I just got down and hung onto him. I kept talking to him and calming him down.
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'We had to try and keep the lady driving the car calm. She was really upset.'
No arrests have been made and the elderly man was seen being placed onto a stretcher at around 9am and was then transported to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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An employee at a business nearby said: 'There was a large police presence. I saw an old guy on the floor.
'Police stayed for around ten minutes after it had been dealt with.'