Motorcyclist left seriously injured after crash saw him trapped under bin lorry

A motorcyclist has been freed by fire crews after being trapped under a bin lorry in Colchester Pict

A motorcyclist has been freed by fire crews after being trapped under a bin lorry in Colchester Picture: KALLIE TEMPLEMAN - Credit: KALLIE TEMPLEMAN

A motorcyclist in his 20s has been left seriously injured after a crash left him trapped under a bin lorry.

The incident happened around 7.20am Friday, September 27 in Straight Road, Colchester.

Three fire engines from Colchester and Wivenhoe were called to the scene to assist in lifting the lorry to free the trapped cyclist.

He was left in the care of the ambulance service for injuries said to be serious but non-life threatening or changing.

No arrests have been made.


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A spokesperson for Colchester Borough Council said: "One of our refuse vehicles was involved in a collision this morning and our thoughts are with everyone involved.

"We will be working closely with the emergency services during their investigations into the incident."

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The road has since re-opened.

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