Suffolk

Lowestoft crash: Pedestrians injured as car hits bench

Incident in Lowestoft Image copyright Lowestoft Central
Image caption Police, ambulance, air ambulance and the fire brigade were called to the scene

A driver in her 70s has crashed into a bench in a town centre, injuring pedestrians.

The car crashed through bollards on Station Square in Lowestoft, Suffolk, at about 12:45 BST.

It then struck two people and a bench, Suffolk Police said.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said the injuries were not life-threatening or life-changing.

The road has re-opened, while the area surrounding the bench on the pavement has been sealed off by police.

Image copyright Lowestoft Central
Image caption Police said the driver was a woman in her 70s
Image copyright Lowestoft Central
Image caption The area was sealed off by police

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