Cyclist seriously injured in collision

A CYCLIST has been airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injuries following a collision with a car.

The incident, which happened just before 4pm on the A143 near Great Barton, resulted in the road being closed in both directions for three hours.

The cyclist, a man aged in his 60s, sustained serious head injuries and was airlifted to Cambridgeshire’s Addenbrookes Hospital. The car driver was uninjured, but suffered shock.

The A143 was re-opened to traffic shorlty after 7pm.

Any witnesses to the crash are urged to contact Suffolk Police’s serious collision investigation team on 01473 613500.

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