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Woman left with suspected broken arm after lorry and moped collision near Beccles

PUBLISHED: 17:40 17 July 2017 | UPDATED: 17:40 17 July 2017

Air ambulance crews responded to a collision between a lorry and moped near Beccles. Photo: Nick Butcher.

Air ambulance crews responded to a collision between a lorry and moped near Beccles. Photo: Nick Butcher.

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A female moped driver was left with a suspected broken arm after being involved in a collision with a lorry near Beccles.

The East of England Ambulance Service received reports of a collision between a lorry and a moped just before 2.30pm this afternoon in Warrens Lane at Ellough.

A rapid response crew, ambulance crew, ambulance officer and the air ambulance were sent to the scene.

A ambulance service spokesman said: “The patient, believe to be a woman in her 30s, suffered a serious arm injury.

“She was treated at the scene and taken by land ambulance to the James Paget University Hospital for further care.”

Police and fire crews also attended the scene.

A police spokesman said: “We were contacted just after 2.30pm by the ambulance service to reports of a collision. The female moped driver ended up in some bushes and the fire service were called to remove her.”

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