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Crash involving truck and pedestrian in seaside town

Crash involving truck and pedestrian in Church Street, Sheringham. Picture: Google Maps

Crash involving truck and pedestrian in Church Street, Sheringham. Picture: Google Maps

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A man in his 60s was taken to hospital with serious injuries to his ribs after he was struck by a truck

The pedestrian was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, but his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

The driver of the truck had minor injuries.

A Norfolk police spokesman said: “Officers were called to Church Street, Sheringham at about 7.50am on Tuesday, June 9 following reports of a collision between a truck and a pedestrian.”

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust said: “We responded to an emergency call shortly after 7.30am regarding an incident in Sheringham. We sent an ambulance and a rapid response car to the scene. The patient was transferred to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further treatment and care.”

Sanders Coaches tweeted that buses would be diverted due to the accident on the railway bridge.


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