Cransford: Police name motorbike rider killed in crash as Michael Church

Two crashes have caused problems on the roads

Two crashes have caused problems on the roads - Credit: Archant

Police have released the name of a man who died in a road traffic collision in Cransford, near Framlingham, yesterday evening.

Emergency services were called at about 7.40pm to reports of a crash between a motorbike and a red Nissan Primera at the junction of the B1119 and Low Road, and that the motorbike was on fire in a field.

The rider of the motorbike, Michael Church, 21, of Sweffling, near Saxmundham, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A male pillion rider was also seriously injured during the collision. He was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge where he remains in a critical condition.

Police continue to appeal for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.