Man taken to hospital after Lowestoft lorry collision

Traffic chaos in Lowestoft due to road works and a collision between a lorry and a pedestrian on the

Traffic chaos in Lowestoft due to road works and a collision between a lorry and a pedestrian on the junction of Commercial road. - Credit: Nick Butcher

A man has been taken to hospital after he was involved in a collision with a lorry in Lowestoft this afternoon.

The man, who was in his 60s, suffered a shoulder injury after the collision happened on the Commercial Road/ A12 junction just after noon.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service described the injury as 'minor' and said the man had been taken to the James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston.

The collision compounded severe congestion in the area caused by temporary traffic lights being set up as part of work to improve access on the Commercial Road junction with the A12 by the Bascule bridge.

Anyone with information on the collision should call Suffolk police roads policing unit on 101.


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