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Man hospitalised after car hits tree

PUBLISHED: 10:27 02 December 2019 | UPDATED: 16:14 02 December 2019

A person was injured after a car hit a tree on the Haddiscoe Bends on December 2. Picture: Thomas Chapman

A person was injured after a car hit a tree on the Haddiscoe Bends on December 2. Picture: Thomas Chapman

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A man was hospitalised after a car struck a tree on the A143.

In February the speed limit on Haddiscoe bends was lowered to 40mph as part of a new safety scheme. Picture: Thomas ChapmanIn February the speed limit on Haddiscoe bends was lowered to 40mph as part of a new safety scheme. Picture: Thomas Chapman

Norfolk Police were called to the Haddiscoe Bends, between St Olaves and Haddiscoe, at 9.35 on Monday morning (December 2) to reports a vehicle had hit a tree.

A man suffered minor injuries.

The fire services sent appliances from Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Carrow, with crews using hydraulic rescue equipment with ladders to rescue the injured man.

Paramedics transported the man to James Paget Hospital for further treatment.

The road was closed for some time while officers dealt with traffic control.

For more information on traffic in the area, click here.

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