Bury St Edmunds: Two seriously hurt in horror crash are ‘improving’

THE CONDITION of two pedestrians who were seriously injured when a car collided with them is improving.

A man and woman were taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, on Saturday following the crash involving a black hatchback at the junction with King’s Road and Albert Crescent in Bury St Edmunds at about 3.30pm.

The woman’s condition was initially described as life-threatening, but police said today that while she remained on the critical care unit, her condition was stable and improving.

The man is also stable and is on a ward, and is expected to make a full recovery.

Police arrested a 23-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds on suspicion of failing to provide a breath test, assault causing actual bodily harm (ABH), dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

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He has been released on police bail to return to Bury Police Station on February 8.

Anyone with any information should call Pc Andy Fossey at Suffolk’s Serious Collision Investigation Team on 01473 613500.

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