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Lowestoft: Cyclist seriously injured after crash

PUBLISHED: 12:44 26 November 2012 | UPDATED: 13:02 26 November 2012

A cyclist has suffered a serious head injury after colliding with a lorry

A cyclist has suffered a serious head injury after colliding with a lorry

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A MAN has suffered a life threatening head injury after being involved in a collision with a lorry this morning.

One lane of the A12 northbound, north of Lowestoft, has now been re-opened following the crash which happened just before 10am.

The dual carriageway north of Rackhams Corner was closed after the collision close to the Blundeston turning.

The 38-year-old cyclist was taken to the James Paget hospital with head injuries, which the East of England Ambulance say are life threatening.

Police are asking anyone who saw the incident to call Suffolk Police on 101.

Drivers are advised that it is “highly likely” the Orwell Bridge in Suffolk will shut during tomorrow morning’s rush hour amid forecasts of 65mph gusts.

Two teenagers wanted in connection with the attempted murder of a 17-year-old in Colchester are still at large following a “targeted” attack.

An investigation into whether ambulance delays caused the deaths of patients in the East of England must be transparent and independent, a union leader has warned.

A couple who run a hedgehog rescue charity from their home near Stowmarket say they released more than 400 of the little animals into the wild just last year.

A theatre workshop with a difference is making its way to Stowmarket for the first time this year.

A man has been arrested in connection with an attempted post office robbery in north Essex.

Suffolk County Council’s element of tax bills this year will see the biggest percentage rise since the notorious 18.5% hike in 2003.

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