Pedestrian in ‘critical’ condition after lorry crash

An East Anglian Air Ambulance Picture: EAAA

An East Anglian Air Ambulance Picture: EAAA - Credit: Archant

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 Pict

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


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

The A143 reopened at about 3pm.

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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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