Man has ribs broken after getting hit by car while crossing road

An elderly man suffered serious internal injuries after being hit by a car while crossing Grove Road

An elderly man suffered serious internal injuries after being hit by a car while crossing Grove Road, in Beccles. Photo: Google Maps - Credit: Archant

An elderly man suffered serious internal injuries after being hit by a car while crossing the road.

The man, aged in his 70s, was crossing Grove Road in Beccles shortly after 5.10pm on Friday, January 10 when a car collided into him.

The vehicle, a grey Volvo V50, hit into the man and caused one of his ribs to break alongside a fractured hip and other serious internal injuries.

Police are now appealing for witnesses following the collision in Beccles.

An ambulance attended and the man was taken to James Paget Hospital.


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He has since been discharged from hospital.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who may have captured any dash-cam footage of the incident is asked to contact Suffolk police, quoting CAD reference 275 of 10 January.

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