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Man, 80, suffers head injury after being struck by car in Mildenhall

Police were called to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a car in New Street, Mildenhall Picture: GOOGLEMAPS

Police were called to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a car in New Street, Mildenhall Picture: GOOGLEMAPS

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A man in his 80s has been rushed to hospital with ‘potentially serious’ head injuries after he was struck by a car in Mildenhall this morning.

Police were called at around 9.46am today, Tuesday, July 24, to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian in New Street.

According to a police spokesman the collision involved a Honda Civic.

The East of England Ambulance Service and Suffolk Accident and Rescue Service (SARS) also attended the scene.

A spokesman for SARS said: “A volunteer critical care team from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) charity was mobilised to attend a serious road traffic collision this morning.

“The incident involved a car and a pedestrian and occurred on New Street in Mildenhall around 9.40am.

“The SARS team assessed and treated a male patient, in his eighties, for a potentially serious head injury.

“He was later taken to hospital by land ambulance.”

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