Man in ‘critical’ condition after crash at Southery, as police appeal for witnesses

East of England ambulance. Picture: Simon Finlay

East of England ambulance. Picture: Simon Finlay - Credit: Archant Norfolk

A man suffered a serious chest injury in a collision near Downham Market this morning.

Two vehicles were involved in the collision at around 6.30am.

Police said a Vauxhall Astra van was travelling towards Littleport when it was in collision with a Peugeot travelling in the same direction. An ambulance spokesman said: 'We sent two ambulances and an ambulance officer to assist and treated two patients. One was treated for a serious chest injury and taken to QEH in critical condition. The second was treated for neck and back injuries and taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in a stable condition.'

Anyone who saw the crash should call PC Kerry Harman at Swaffham roads policing on 101.Anyone who saw the collision or the manner of driving of either vehicle prior to the incident should call PC Kerry Harman at Swaffham roads policing on 101.


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