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Motorcyclist suffers potentially life-changing injury during Ipswich crash

PUBLISHED: 06:28 19 June 2018 | UPDATED: 11:26 21 June 2018

The scene of the crash in Ranelagh Road Picture: AMY GIBBONS

The scene of the crash in Ranelagh Road Picture: AMY GIBBONS


A man is in hospital with a possibly life-changing injury after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car last night.

The crash happened in Ipswich’s Ranelagh Road, near the town’s train station, at around 6.55pm yesterday.

The motorcyclist remains in hospital.

A spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary said he had suffered a potentially life-changing arm injury.

The road was closed between Ancaster Road and Paul’s Road while officers carried out investigation work at the scene.

It reopened around midnight.

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