Female motorcyclist hospitalised after crash where van failed to stop

Suffolk police closed the A1017 following the crash in Haverhill, which left a woman requiring hospi

Suffolk police closed the A1017 following the crash in Haverhill, which left a woman requiring hospital treatment Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

A motorcyclist was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital following a crash where a van failed to stop, police have said.

The crash happened on the A1017 at Haverhill, around 4.35pm on Wednesday, February 12.

It involved a pink Tamoretti 125 motorbike and the van - which officers say did not stop at the scene following the collision.

Ambulance crews and a volunteer critical care team from Suffolk Accident Rescue Service were also called.

The motorcyclist - a woman in her 40s - was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospitals with injuries originally deemed to be serious, although are now considered not to be life-threatening or life-changing.


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Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the incident, or anyone who saw the vehicles prior to the crash.

Those with dashcam footage are also asked to come forward.

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Anyone with information which could aid Suffolk police in their enquiries should call the Roads and Armed Policing Team at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101, quoting reference 9148/20.

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