Cyclist taken to hospital after collision with car in Beccles

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

A man in his 50s has been rushed to hospital following a collision between a car and a cyclist in Beccles.

Emergency services were called at around 12.55pm today, Tuesday, August 1, to reports of the collision in Mill Road between a cyclist and a silver Vauxhall Corsa.

A police spokeswoman said: “The cyclist was taken to James Paget Hospital with lower back pain.

“His injuries are not believed to be serious.”

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust added: “We were called at 12.55pm today to Mill Road, Beccles, to a report of a collision between a car and bicycle.

“A rapid response vehicle and ambulance crew attended.

“They treated a man, believed to be in his 50s, who was taken to James Paget University Hospital for further care.

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“His condition is not believed to be life-threatening.”

There were no reports of traffic delays in the area as a result of the collision.

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