Woman injured by car park barrier in Thorpe St Andrew

A woman suffered neck injuries after an automatic car park barrier came down on her car in Norwich this morning.

Emergency teams were called to Central Avenue, on St Andrews Business Park in Thorpe St Andrew, at about 9.26am.

The driver, a woman aged about 50, was manually released from her car by Norfolk Fire and Rescue teams who arrived from Carrow and Sprowston.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: 'We were called after two reports of a woman aged about 50 who suffered neck and spinal injuries when a car park barrier came down on her car.

'She was conscious and breathing, but taken to the accident and emergency department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.'

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