Man suffers potentially life-changing injuries in cycling accident

An air ambulance has been called to Badwell Road, in Badwell Ash after a serious collision involving

One of the cyclists was taken to Ipswich Hospital by the East Anglian Air Ambulance - Credit: Archant

Two men in their 70s have been taken to hospital following a cycling accident on a river crossing in rural Suffolk.

The two men were out cycling in Ford Road, Marlesford, at the time of the accident just before 12.20pm Tuesday, April 27.

Three fire engines were called to assist the men, alongside police and the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk police confirmed one of the men suffered a serious leg injury and was airlifted to Ipswich Hospital.

She added his injuries are potentially life-changing.

The second cyclist suffered hip and knee injuries and was taken to Ipswich Hospital by land ambulance.

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