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Air ambulance rushes cyclist to hospital after ‘serious collision’ closes road

PUBLISHED: 14:34 22 June 2020 | UPDATED: 06:43 23 June 2020

An East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to Walton High Street this evening in Felixstowe. Picture: EAAA

An East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to Walton High Street this evening in Felixstowe. Picture: EAAA

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An air ambulance has rushed a woman to hospital after a serious collision between a van and a bicycle.

Suffolk police were called to reports that a cyclist had been involved in a collision with a Transit Van on the B1077 in Helmingham shortly after 1.10pm today.

A woman, who was on the bike, has been air-lifted to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridgeshire to receive treatment.

She is understood to have serious injuries.

Officers have described the incident as a ‘serious collision’ and have closed the road.

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It is though that the B1077 will remain closed for the foreseeable future.

Officers have asked for motorists to avoid the area if possible, while the deal with the scene.

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