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Stowmarket: Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision with car

PUBLISHED: 14:55 21 May 2014 | UPDATED: 14:56 21 May 2014

Archant

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with leg injuries after a two-vehicle collision.

The incident happened on the B1077 in Stowmarket at about 1pm today and involved a silver Vauxhall and a green Triumph motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, believed to be a man in his 50s, was taken to Ipswich Hospital with leg injuries. A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said it appeared the injuries would require surgery.

The incident was dealt with by 2.30pm.

The Orwell Bridge has reopened this morning after 80mph winds battered Suffolk and brought its closure.

Body positivity is a term that is bandied about a lot at the moment and that can make it sound flippant, unimportant and self indulgent, writes Kate Dickinson.

Major traffic disruption and storm damage is being reported across the region today as gusts of up to 80mph were recorded in Suffolk and north Essex.

A man suffered face and hand injuries when his car hit a tree on the A12 northbound in north Suffolk earlier today.

Multiple fire crews were at the scene of a blaze that started in a north Suffolk village this morning.

An MP has told parliament 20 people died in instances when ambulances arrived late to emergencies in East Anglia during a spell of intense pressure over the Christmas period.

A teacher training scheme in Colchester which works with dozens of schools in the area has been rated ‘outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted.

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