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Update: Man, 85, taken to hospital after being catapulted 10 feet when he was hit by car on Norwich ring road

PUBLISHED: 13:56 17 April 2014 | UPDATED: 15:53 17 April 2014

Police were called.

Police were called.

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An 85-year-old man has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car on the city’s ring road.

The accident happened at the Dereham Road / Sweet Briar Road roundabout just before 11am today.

Police said a pedestrian and an Audi A3 were involved.

Paramedics said the man was thrown about 10 feet after striking the car’s windscreen - but he appears to have only suffered a minor head injury, along with cuts and bruises.

The ambulance service was called sent an ambulance and two paramedic officers.

Paramedic officer Adrian Wyatt-Goody, who attended the scene, said: “The man hit the car’s windscreen and was catapulted about 10 feet on to the road.

“He suffered what appears to be a minor head injury as well as some cuts and bruises and was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further treatment.”

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