Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 10°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Ramsholt: Motorcyclist, 17, in hospital with ‘serious’ injuries after crash with tractor

11:16 25 April 2014

Emergency crews were called to All Saints Church, Dock Road in Ramsholt following reports of the collision between a Yamaha motorcycle and a tractor shortly before 6.40am today.

Emergency crews were called to All Saints Church, Dock Road in Ramsholt following reports of the collision between a Yamaha motorcycle and a tractor shortly before 6.40am today.

A 17-year-old male motorcyclist is in hospital with “serious” injuries after becoming trapped under a tractor in a road collision in Suffolk.

shares

A 17-year-old male motorcyclist is in hospital with “serious” injuries after becoming trapped under a tractor in a road collision near a Suffolk church.

Emergency crews were called to All Saints Church in Ramsholt following reports of the collision between a Yamaha motorcycle and a tractor shortly before 6.40am today.

Firefighters cut free the teenager before he was taken to Ipswich Hospital suffering from serious leg, arm and pelvic injuries, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said.

The narrow rural road, Mill Road, was completely blocked for several hours during the incident.

Critical care paramedic Neil Flowers, of the East of England Ambulance Service, who attended the scene said: “The patient, who we believe to be 17 years old, was found trapped against a bank and the tractor for around half an hour.

“The patient sustained serious injuries and, due to this, he required sedating at the roadside before he was transported to Ipswich Hospital for further care.

“I wish to thank my colleagues, the fire and police for their help and assistance dealing with this incident.”

A spokesman for the Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: “Crews arrived to find one motorcycle had collided with a tractor and the rider was trapped under the tractor.

“Following an assessment from the Ambulance Service, crews released one casualty.

“The incident was under control at 7.45am.”

A spokesman for the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) said: “A teenage motorcyclist was involved in a head-on collision with a tractor at around 6.35am in Ramsholt.

“The young man suffered serious leg injuries and was treated at the scene by the SARS CCP and ambulance crews from Ipswich.

“The driver of the tractor is not thought to have suffered any injuries.

“The teenager was subsequently transferred to Ipswich Hospital by land ambulance for further treatment.”

shares

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Haverhill High Street

A vision for Haverhill town centre will move a step
nearer this week when it is presented to cabinet members at St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

The scene at Uncle Sam's Great American Circus in Chantry Park after the incident

Two circus performers were rushed to hospital after a horror accident in front of a packed big top tent in Ipswich.

Dame Sarah Storey at Bury St Edmunds SportsAid Lunch Club. Suffolk Golf and Spa Hotel, Fornham St Genevieve.

Six-times Paralympian, Dame Sarah Storey, has hailed the efforts of the businesses behind a sporting lunch club in Bury St Edmunds as “invaluable” in helping the development of talented athletes from Suffolk.

The LeeStock music festival at Melford Hall in Long Melford in memory of Lee Dunford. The Big Alabama on stage.

Hundreds of people have enjoyed live music this weekend at a popular festival in memory of a young musician.

St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath councils have been urged to fine irresponsible dog owners for not picking up after their pets

St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath councils have been criticised after it was revealed neither has issued a fine for dog fouling over the last three years.

Police were at the scene

The A1214 Valley Road in Ipswich is blocked in both directions after a crash involving two cars.

The lifeboat was called to the incident

Lifeboat crews were called to help a fisherman who suffered a seizure off the coast of Clacton this morning.

Gemma Edgar was diagnosed with a brain tumour last year. She has undergone treatment and is now raising awareness and money for brain tumour research. Gemma is pictured at home in Colchester with her husband, Rob, and sons Dylan (3) and Noah (9 months).

Gemma Edgar will begin drawing a pension aged just 29 after being forced into retirement from ill health.

Colourful houses on Aldeburgh seafront, Suffolk

One of Suffolk’s most famous resorts was the third best-performing coastal town for house prices in Britain last year, a survey has shown.

Abellio Greater Anglia train.

Abellio Greater Anglia has attracted more negative Tweets than any other rail service provider on routes to London, according to latest statistics.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages