Woman taken to hospital after being hit by a cyclist in Hellesdon

East of England Ambulance Service. Picture: James Bass

East of England Ambulance Service. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

A woman has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken hip after she was hit by a cyclist in Hellesdon.

The collision happened shortly after 5pm tonight in a bus lay-by off Cromer Road, near to the junction with Fifers Lane.

The woman, in her 50s, is believed to have been getting off a bus when the collision happened.

An ambulance was called to the scene and the East Anglian Air Ambulance also sent a rapid response vehicle from its nearby base at Norwich International Airport.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: 'A woman in her 50s was injured and treated for a suspected broken hip and taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further treatment.'


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