Man in 40s in fight for life after crash

Police, Norfolk Fire and Rescue, ambulance and the East Anglian Air Ambulance were called to a road

Police, Norfolk Fire and Rescue, ambulance and the East Anglian Air Ambulance were called to a road traffic accident on Overstrand Road, Cromer. Picture: Dave 'Hubba' Roberts - Credit: Archant

Anyone who saw a serious crash which left a cyclist fighting for his life has been urged to call the police.

Police, Norfolk Fire and Rescue, ambulance and the East Anglian Air Ambulance were called to a road

Police, Norfolk Fire and Rescue, ambulance and the East Anglian Air Ambulance were called to a road traffic accident on Overstrand Road, Cromer. Picture: Dave 'Hubba' Roberts - Credit: Archant

The crash happened on Overstrand Road in Cromer on Tuesday, May 12, at around 11.30am.

The collision involved the cyclist - a man in his 40s - and a blue Ford Fiesta.

The cyclist was flown by air ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Fiesta was taken by road ambulance to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.


You may also want to watch:


The road was closed in both directions after police, Fire and Rescue and ambulance responders rushed to the scene.

A police spokesman said: “Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, has dashcam footage, or saw the manner of driving of either vehicle prior to the incident, should contact PC George Healy at Acle Roads Policing on 101 quoting incident number 134 of Tuesday, May 12, 2020.”

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus