Road closed following ‘serious collision’ involving bus and young girl
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Emergency services are at the scene of a ‘serious collision’ in Newmarket where a child was hit by a bus
Police were called to reports of the crash, in Exning Road close to Elizabeth Avenue, at around 3.40pm today, Thursday, November 7.
Exning Road has been closed to traffic while emergency services work at the scene.
A spokesman for Suffolk Police said: "Emergency services currently on scene of a serious road traffic collision in Newmarket. "Exning Road is closed at this time and local diversions are in place after reports of a collision involving a bus and a pedestrian."
Police have since said the collision involved a girl, understood to be nine-years-old.
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A spokesman added that an initial assessment of her injuries stated they were not life-threatening but could be life-changing.
A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said two crews, one from Bury St Edmunds and one from Newmarket, has also attended the scene.
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She said they had been called at around 3.43pm to help paramedics release a casualty following the collision.
A spokesman for the MAGPAS air ambulance confirmed an advanced medical team had been called to a serious incident in Newmarket and landed at the scene at around 4pm.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to contact the Joints Roads and Policing Team on 101, quoting CAD 255 of November 7.
Officers would also like to hear from anyone who captured dash-cam footage of the incident.
You can also report information at the Suffolk Constabulary website here.
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