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Man taken to hospital with feared broken leg after crash with bus

PUBLISHED: 17:59 01 October 2019

The East Anglian Air Ambulance is currently at the scene of a crash in The Avenue, Newmarket Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The East Anglian Air Ambulance is currently at the scene of a crash in The Avenue, Newmarket Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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A man in his 30s has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg after being trapped in his van following a crash with a bus.

The crash happened in The Avenue, Newmarket, shortly after 2pm on Tuesday, October 1, when his van was involved in the collision.

Three fire engines from Newmarket and Cambridge were called to free him alongside police, ambulance crews and the East Anglian Air Ambulance from Cambridge.

He was later taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, by road ambulance for what police believe to be a broken leg.

A spokeswoman for the East Anglian Air Ambulance said: "Doctor Scott Castell, critical care paramedic Tim Daniels and supervisor doctor Jon Barratt provided A&E level care at the scene, including splinting an injury.

"The Anglia Two medical team accompanied the patient to Addenbrooke's Hospital, by road ambulance, for further treatment."

Suffolk police remain at the scene awaiting recovery for the two vehicles.

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