Search

Motorist taken to hospital after crash between car and lorry in Dereham

PUBLISHED: 09:07 08 September 2017 | UPDATED: 19:10 08 September 2017

The air ambulance landed in Dereham this morning to attend a serious road traffic collision. Photo: Graham Smith

The air ambulance landed in Dereham this morning to attend a serious road traffic collision. Photo: Graham Smith

Archant

A man in his twenties has been taken to hospital after a crash between a lorry and car in Dereham.

One patient in a 'serious condition' was flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Photo: Graham Smith One patient in a 'serious condition' was flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Photo: Graham Smith

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called to the crash in De-Narde Road, at the junction with the B1146, at just after 7.30am today.

Firefighters from Dereham helped to release the injured person from a black Honda.

The air ambulance reportedly landed on Northgate School playing field.

Doctor Drew Welch and paramedic Tim Daniels sedated the patient, provided advanced airway intervention and put measures in place to protect the patient’s brain.

The man, who was in a serious condition, was then flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

Update: Police confirmed the road was reopened at 9.50am. Officers were still on the scene.

Other news

11:35

More Norfolk and Suffolk drivers are getting on board the green revolution as figures show a huge rise in electric cars on our roads.

The number of serious incidents (SIs) reported in Norfolk’s NHS has been revealed in a new report.

Yesterday, 17:58

Emergency services have been called to a crash at Morton on the Hill.

Yesterday, 14:01

Platinum-selling singer-songwriter James Arthur could play a second gig in Norfolk as tickets for a performance this summer have nearly sold out.

Most Read

11:35

More Norfolk and Suffolk drivers are getting on board the green revolution as figures show a huge rise in electric cars on our roads.

Read more

The number of serious incidents (SIs) reported in Norfolk’s NHS has been revealed in a new report.

Read more
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Yesterday, 17:58

Emergency services have been called to a crash at Morton on the Hill.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:01

Platinum-selling singer-songwriter James Arthur could play a second gig in Norfolk as tickets for a performance this summer have nearly sold out.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:35

Inspiring young people from across the county will be recognised at the inaugural Norfolk Youth Awards at OPEN in Norwich on Wednesday evening. Here is a run down of the shortlisted nominees.

Read more
United Kingdom

Most Commented

11:35

More Norfolk and Suffolk drivers are getting on board the green revolution as figures show a huge rise in electric cars on our roads.

Read more

The number of serious incidents (SIs) reported in Norfolk’s NHS has been revealed in a new report.

Read more
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Yesterday, 17:58

Emergency services have been called to a crash at Morton on the Hill.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:01

Platinum-selling singer-songwriter James Arthur could play a second gig in Norfolk as tickets for a performance this summer have nearly sold out.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:35

Inspiring young people from across the county will be recognised at the inaugural Norfolk Youth Awards at OPEN in Norwich on Wednesday evening. Here is a run down of the shortlisted nominees.

Read more
United Kingdom

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 2°C

min temp: -2°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Dereham Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter