Witness appeal after driver’s leg and jaw broken in collision with tree

Stock road closure image. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Stock road closure image. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: Tom Potter

Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision in Stuston, near Diss, which left a driver badly hurt in hospital.

The crash happened on the B1077, about 200 metres from the junction of Church Lane, at 12.20am on Sunday, October 8.

A silver Volkswagen Polo was travelling south on the B1077, towards the A140.

The vehicle lost control on a slight left hand bend, crossing the carriageway and hitting a large tree.

The female driver, aged 22, who was the only occupant of the car, sustained a broken lower right leg and a broken jaw. She also lost teeth in the impact.

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The road was closed for about five hours while the vehicle was recovered, and reopened just after 5.15am.

The driver was taken to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital with serious leg injuries.

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Anyone who witnessed the collision should contact Bury St Edmunds roads policing on 101.

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