Update: 19-year-old airlifted to Addenbrooke’s with life-threatening injuries after tree crash in Dennington

The road traffic accident on B1116 at Dennington

The road traffic accident on B1116 at Dennington - Credit: Archant

A 19-year-old driver has been taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after a collision with a tree.

The crash happened in Laxfield Road, Dennington at 6.43am and involved a grey Renault Clio.

The air ambulance was called and arrived on scene at 7.40am.

The driver, a 19-year-old from Norfolk, was released from his car by the fire service and airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with chest, head and pelvic injuries.

He is described as being in a critical condition.

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The road was closed following the crash with diversions in place at the A1120 and Severalls Lane but was reopened at 11.19am

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash.

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Calls should be made to Pc Jason Lambourne at the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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