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Four-year-old girl seriously hurt in crash

A four-year-old girl was air lifted to Birmingham Children's Hospital on Sunday afternoon after a road traffic collision in Earls Barton.

The girl was a pedestrian in the road when the collision with a black Ford Fiesta being driven by a 35-year-old woman, took place at about 4pm in Station Road, on Sunday, 2 August.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision which has left the youngster in a critical condition.

Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.


Five charged with hare coursing

Five people have been charged with hare coursing Credit: PA stills

Four men and a teenage boy from Kent have been charged with hare coursing in Suffolk.

Police were called at 11am on Friday 31 July to reports people were believed to be hunting with dogs in a field close to Bury Road in Barnham.

Five people have been charged with daytime trespass by five or more in pursuit of game. They are:

Tony Baker, aged 21, of Butts Field, Hailsham, East Sussex; Abraham Baker, aged 22, of Ridgeway, Dartford, Kent; Tommylee Beaney, aged 18, of West Wood Road, Stockbury, Sittingbourne, Kent; Obie Harber, aged 21, of Bletchenden Road, Headcorn, Ashford, Kent; and a 16-year-old boy, from near Ashford, Kent, who cannot be named for legal reasons.

They have all been released on police bail to appear at West Suffolk Magistrates’ Court on Monday 7 September.


A lorry and a car have crashed in Suffolk

The A1088 is closed after a crash with a car and a lorry Credit: ITV Anglia

Police are currently at the scene of a serious collision in Honington on the A1088.

Officers were called just before 9am this morning, to reports of a collision between an HGV and car.

The Ambulance Service and Suffolk Fire and Rescue are currently in attendance.

The road is being closed and diversion will be put in place.

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