Motorcyclist in serious condition after crash in St Osyth

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St Osyth - Credit: Mike Page

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash in St Osyth last night.

The collision happened on the B1027 Colchester Road at about 10.25pm.

The motorcyclist, a 32-year-old man from Clacton, suffered multiple injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, where his condition today remains serious.

He was riding a silver Honda motorbike towards Clacton when he was involved in a collision with a blue Vauxhall Zafira travelling in the opposite direction.

A 45-year-old woman from Brightlingsea who was driving the Zafira, and a 12-year-old boy who was with her, had slight injuries.

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The road was closed until 3.30am for vehicle recovery and for police forensic investigation work.

A volunteer doctor from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service attended the scene and worked with paramedics from the East of England Ambulance service to treat the motorcyclist’s multiple life-threatening head, chest and limb injuries.

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Any witnesses who have not yet contacted police or anyone with information about events leading to the collision should contact officers at Stanway Road Policing Unit on 101.

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