Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 4°C

min temp: -2°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Ipswich: Arrest made in relation to fail-to-stop collision between car and motorcycle in Nacton Road, Ipswich

20:16 17 August 2014

The junctions at Felixstowe Road and Nacton Road, heading towards Bishop's Hill

The junctions at Felixstowe Road and Nacton Road, heading towards Bishop's Hill

Archant

A 31-year-old man was arrested at the weekend in relation to a collision between a car and a motorcycle in Ipswich, after which the car failed to stop at the scene.

The incident happened in Nacton Road, at the junction for Bishops Hill, at about 9pm on Friday.

The motorcycle rider suffered a broken leg and pelvis and was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital for treatment.

A car involved in the collision, a black Volkswagen Golf, failed to stop at the scene.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said at the weekend that a man was arrested in relation to the incident.

3 comments

  • Yes, because punctuation is the important part of this story!

    Report this comment

    spanner16

    Monday, August 18, 2014

  • archant has no need for any form of punctuation their reporters and editors wouldnt know what to do with such alien concepts

    Report this comment

    grumpy old git

    Monday, August 18, 2014

  • Keep your eyes on the road and check your mirrors people! Motorcyclists are (generally) keeping an eye out for potential dangers, but we can't predict people doing unpredictable things. Running away doesn't help either. I had somebody clip me, damaging my bike, and drive away, luckily I was uninjured and caught them up to get their details, or a phone photo of the reg plate at least. Mirror - blind spot - then move. Easy. Might save a hefty insurance bill ;) - side note: would be nice if Archant allowed paragraphs and special characters such as the slash

    Report this comment

    Winston Barrington Jr.

    Monday, August 18, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Traffic on the A12 at Farnham - part of the road north is to be renamed the A47.

One of Suffolk’s three most important roads is set to get shorter.

The scene of a stand-off in Crowfield. Image: Glen Marney

A quiet Suffolk village is in lockdown this afternoon as a police stand-off which began at 11.15pm yesterday continues.

Birch Farm Complex Day Care Nursery

A nursery in Hintlesham is appealing its latest Ofsted report after it’ received an ‘inadequate’ rating.

Benefit cheat fined

A 31-year-old Ipswich woman has been fined after admitting she falsely claimed more than £7,000 in benefits.

Ipswich Crown Court.

The Harwich grandmother of a woman who claims she was raped by a man while she was in bed with her has told a court she hid under her bedcovers when she saw a man in her bedroom.

Ipswich Magistrates Court on Elm Street.

A drunken taxi rank brawl has proved costly for two men who must now pay a total of £1,700 between them in court fines and costs.

The Oaks Community Primary School in Ipswich.

An apparent child abduction attempt in Ipswich has prompted a primary school to renew its ‘stranger danger’ advice to pupils today.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24