Colchester: Serving soldiers remain in hospital two weeks after serious crash

The soldiers are based at Colchester Garrison

The soldiers are based at Colchester Garrison

Two soldiers who were seriously injured in a motorbike crash in Colchester remain in hospital

The accident happened in Circular Road North on June 21 and involved a white Yamaha R6 motorcycle and a silver Kia Sedona.

The motorcyclist, 22, and his 20-year-old pillion passenger, who are both based at Colchester Garrison, suffered life-threatening injuries and were airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

An Army spokesman said: “Two serving soldiers were involved in a road traffic collision in Colchester on the morning of June 21.

“The soldiers remain in hospital receiving treatment in hospital for injuries sustained in the collision and are being supported by their unit’s welfare team.”

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The car driver was not hurt. Call Pc Matt Golding on 101 with information.

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