Car collides with teenage pedestrian near Stowmarket Recreation Ground

An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance (stock image). Picture: SIMON PARKER

An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance (stock image). Picture: SIMON PARKER - Credit: Archant

Police have been called to a collision between a car and a teenage pedestrian in Stowmarket this afternoon.

Officers were called to Finborough Road, close to the town’s Recreation ground, at around 12.30pm today, Thursday, December 21.

A police spokeswoman said the male pedestrian suffered an arm and a leg injury as a result of the collision.

First responders and the ambulance service have also attended the scene.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance service said: “We were called at 12.24pm today to a report of a road traffic collision on Finborough Road, Stowmarket.

“An ambulance crew attended to a teenager who had suffered arm and leg injuries.

“The patient was taken to West Suffolk Hospital for further care.

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“His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A road closure in Finborough Road was put in place from 12.45pm but was reopened to traffic at around 1.50pm.