Woman injured following crash on busy Lowestoft road

Picture: Archant Library.

Picture: Archant Library. - Credit: Archant Norfolk

Traffic had to be diverted in Lowestoft after a crash involving a car and a motorcycle led to a busy road being closed.

The collision happened about 10.20am this morning (Friday), with Normanston Drive being closed as traffic was diverted along Gorleston Road.

Police and the East of England Ambulance Service were called to the scene of the collision, following reports that a car and a scooter had been involved in a crash, with the road blocked between the Shell Garage and Peto Way.

A police spokesman said: 'We were called at 10.20am to reports of a collision between a car and a motorcycle.

'A motorcyclist has sustained some injuries, but they are not thought to be life-threatening.'

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An ambulance spokesman said medics treated a woman - believed to be in her teens - for leg injuries that were not believed to be serious or life-threatening.

She was taken to hospital for further checks.

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