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Pedestrian in 'critical' condition after lorry crash

PUBLISHED: 15:10 01 July 2019 | UPDATED: 16:43 01 July 2019

An East Anglian Air Ambulance Picture: EAAA

An East Anglian Air Ambulance Picture: EAAA

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A pedestrian has been airlifted to hospital with "life-threatening" injuries following another major collision on Suffolk's roads.

The crash between a lorry and pedestrian happened about 11am on the A134, close to Great Barton Picture: GOOGLE MAPSThe crash between a lorry and pedestrian happened about 11am on the A134, close to Great Barton Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The crash happened on the A143 at Great Barton, between the junctions of Brand Road and Heath Lane, at about 11am today, July 1.

The pedestrian, a man in his 30s, has been taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital by air ambulance with life-threatening injuries. His condition is described as critical.

Police said the driver of the lorry failed to stop at the scene.

A man has since been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving in connection with the crash.

Emergency services closed the road while initial investigations were carried out by police.

The A143 reopened at about 3pm.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the crash.

Anybody with information should report it online or call 101, quoting CAD 132 of July 1.

Those with dash-cam or mobile phone footage are also encouraged to submit it online.

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