Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital following crash in Hepworth in Suffolk

THe EAAA helicopter airlifted an injured motorcyclist to hospital after a crash in Hepworth (stock i

THe EAAA helicopter airlifted an injured motorcyclist to hospital after a crash in Hepworth (stock image) Picture: SIMON PARKER

A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital with chest injuries following a collision in Hepworth in north Suffolk today.

Emergency services were called just before 12pm to reports of a collision in Summer Road between a motorcyclist and a car.

A spokesman for the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) said a volunteer doctor from the charity had attended the scene of the crash.

“A motorcycle had been involved in a collision with a car at around 11.58 am,” he said.

“The SARS doctor assessed the motorcyclist, a male patient in his sixties, at the scene for serious chest injuries.


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“The patient was later flown to hospital by the East Anglian Air Ambulance.”

Summer Road and Clay Lane were closed at the junction with the A143 following the collision but reopened at around 3.45pm.

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Anyone who witnessed the collision or who has information is asked to call Suffolk Police on 101 quoting CAD 175 of October 26.

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