Man hit by lorry on zebra crossing in Melford Road, Sudbury

The zebra crossing in Melford Road, Sudbury. Picture: PHIL MORLEY

The zebra crossing in Melford Road, Sudbury. Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital with head and neck pain after being struck by a lorry in Sudbury.

Police were called to Melford Road at around 12.20pm to reports a man had been injured after being hit by a HGV on a zebra crossing.

A second vehicle, believed to be a supermarket delivery van, hit the back of the lorry after the initial crash.

Ambulance crews were also sent and treated the injured pedestrian, who was suffering from neck and head pain.

The man was taken to West Suffolk Hospital as a precaution – a police spokesman said his injuries are not life-threatening or life-changing.

The road was blocked until approximately 1.25pm when recovery was arranged for the lorry.

No-one else is believed to have been injured in the crash.

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• Witnesses to the crash and anyone with dash cam footage should contact Suffolk Constabulary on 101 with information.