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A143 Harleston crash: Driver is in "a stable condition" after suffering serious spine and abdominal injuries




A motorist was airlifted to hospital with serious spine and abdominal injuries following a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday.

The accident, which happened on the A143 Harleston bypass at the Mendham Lane junction, involved a silver Toyota and a black Santana PS-10 towing a boat.

Norfolk Police were called to the scene at 10.20am, with officers closing the road and advising motorists to avoid the area.

East Anglian Air Ambulance attended the scene (39600327)
East Anglian Air Ambulance attended the scene (39600327)

The East Anglian Air Ambulance attended and the injured driver of the Toyota was taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, where they are currently receiving care.

The driver remains in a stable condition, according to a police spokesman.

The road was eventually reopened at around 5pm on Wednesday once the scene had been made safe.

The Norfolk Police spokesman added: “We are keen to hear from any witnesses to the collision, or anyone who might have seen the manner of driving of either vehicle prior to the accident.”

Anyone who has dash-cam footage or is able to offer further information about the incident should contact Pc Chris Paton in Norfolk Constabulary’s roads and armed policing team by calling 101, remembering to quote incident number 116 of July 29.


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