Man airlifted to hospital after car hits tree in Wattisfield

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A man was flown to hospital after he suffered a broken leg when the car he was travelling in collided with a tree this morning.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance attended the scene on the A143, Diss Road near Wattisfield along with a rapid responder and land ambulance. The casualty was flown to Norfolk & Norwich Hospital.

An ambulance service spokesperson said: “All emergency services worked well together ensuring the man was treated and stabilised as quickly as possible - his condition is serious but not life threatening.

“During the adverse weather conditions drivers need to allow more time for their journey and take extra care with their speed.”

The East of England Ambulance Service Trust has tips on staying safe in winter at its Get Wise in Winter website