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Man dies after his bike leaves road and hits tree

PUBLISHED: 13:58 01 October 2018 | UPDATED: 07:26 02 October 2018

The crash happened on the B1062 near the junction with Church Road in Flixton Picture: Google.

The crash happened on the B1062 near the junction with Church Road in Flixton Picture: Google.


A man has died after his motorbike left the road and hit a tree.

Michael McQuat, 70, from Lowestoft, was involved in the accident on The Street (B1062) in Flixton after his Triumph Bonneville motorbike left the road and hit a tree at 3.15pm on Saturday, September 22.

Mr McQuat was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by Air Ambulance with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

A spokesman for Suffolk Police said: “Officers were called at around 3.15pm on Saturday, September 22 to reports of a single-vehicle incident in The Street (B1062), involving a black Triumph Bonneville motorcycle which had left the road and collided with a tree.

“Any witnesses, or anyone who saw a motorcycle matching the description above immediately prior to the collision, are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference CAD 233 of September 22.”

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