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Motorcyclist hurt in serious accident

PUBLISHED: 17:48 02 August 2018 | UPDATED: 17:48 02 August 2018

Accident in Tacket Street Picture: JAKE FOXFORD

Accident in Tacket Street Picture: JAKE FOXFORD


A two-vehicle collision between a car and a motorcyclist has closed the road to mototists.

Police were called to Tacket Street, Ipswich after a motorcycle and car collided, resulting in one driver being taken to hospital.

Suffolk police received a call about the incident at 16:43, sending two police cars.

Paramedics also attended the scene.

The motorcyclist was treated at the scene and taken by ambulance to hospital - their injuries are not described as life-threatening or life-changing.

The collision took place near the junction of Tacket Street, Upper Brook Street and Lower Brook Street.

Tacket Street is still closed to drivers.

This story is being updated with the latest information, check back later to find out more.

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