Woman found lying injured in busy Norwich Street

Police and Ambulance from Norwich responded to a report of a woman lying in the road at Bank Plain, outside the Open Youth Venue, this afternoon.

At 1.45pm police received the call and upon arriving at the scene found a woman in her fifties bleeding from her head in the road.

A police spokesman said she had not been hit by a car but had fallen off the curb face first into the road.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said the woman had been treated at the scene for head injuries that were not immediately life threatening, and is now at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

The cause of the fall is unknown.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.