Car in Tollgate Lane has to swerve to avoid hitting teenager who was pushed into the road

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- Credit: citizenside.com

A teenage girl narrowly avoided being hit by a car in Bury St Edmunds after being pushed into the road.

It happened as she was running down Tollgate Lane at around 8.15pm on Tuesday.

She was approached from behind by a man who pushed her over into the road.

A small, dark car had to swerve to avoid hitting the girl who sustained minor injuries and damaged her phone.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, in particular the driver of the car, is urged to contact Pc Shelley Nailard on 101.

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