Four year old injured in collision with car in Thetford

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A FOUR-year-old boy broke his leg when he was in collision with a car yesterday.

Air and land ambulances were called to Norwich Road, Thetford, at lunchtime after the boy was in collisions with a silver Peugeot 607 outside Tesco Express.

An ambulance spokeswoman said: “The ambulance crew assessed and treated the child following immobilisation and medical sedation conveyed him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital by land ambulance with a fractured leg. The air ambulance crew also escorted the patient to hospital.”

Traffic was stopped while the air ambulance landed in the grounds of a school.

Norfolk Police ask witnesses to contact Pc Wayne Gaskell at Thetford Police station on 0845 4564567.