Cyclist injured after collision with bus

A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital on a spinal board following a collision with a double-decker bus in Ipswich.The accident happened on Crown Street at the junction with High Street, opposite Marks and Spencer, at 5pm today.

Russell Claydon

A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital on a spinal board following a collision with a double-decker bus in Ipswich.

The accident happened on Crown Street at the junction with High Street, opposite Marks and Spencer, at 5pm today.

A witness told police a man had been crossing the road on his pushbike when a bus was involved in a collision with him.


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The impact of the crash smashed the front windscreen of the bus and left the cyclist with a head injury.

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said: “The cyclist had a head injury but it is mainly thought to be bruising.”

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The accident caused delays to rush hour traffic in the town as paramedics dealt with the incident.

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