Man in hospital with serious chest injury after Hedenham crash

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Picture: Archant. - Credit: ©Archant Photographic 2010

A man was taken to hospital with a serious chest injury after a single-car crash at Hedenham.

Emergency services were called to the B1332, near to the junction with Church Road, at 11.45pm on Monday night.

A male driver in his 20s had been left trapped in his SEAT Ibiza after it left the road and ended up on its roof.

Fire crews from Bungay, Carrow and Long Stratton were called to the crash, where they rescued the man.

He was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with a chest injury which is thought to be serious, but not life-threatening.

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The ambulance service sent an ambulance, rapid response vehicle, critical care paramedic on the East Anglian Air Ambulance team and an ambulance officer.

A spokesperson said: 'Working with our fire service colleagues to safely remove him from the vehicle, he was given care at the scene by our crews before being taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with a suspected chest injury.

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'His injuries are thought to be serious, but thankfully not life-threatening, and we wish him the very best for a speedy recovery.'

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