Stretch of A1088 near Ixworth reopened after crash between car and motorcycle

High Street in Newmarket has been closed following a collision. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

High Street in Newmarket has been closed following a collision. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A stretch of the A1088 at Ixworth has been reopened following a serious collision between a motorbike and a car.

Police were called to the scene, at the junction with the A143, at around 5.35pm today, Saturday, April 7.

A section of the southbound carriageway was temporarily closed while emergency services worked at the scene.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said there are not believed to be any life-threatening or life-changing injuries.

She said the crash involved a blue Yamaha motorcycle and a silver Peugeot people carrier and that those involved had been taken to West Suffolk Hospital for treatment.


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Speaking earlier today, she said: “We are dealing with a serious collision on the A1088 at Ixworth at the junction with the A143.

“It involves a car and a motorcyclist.

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“The road has been closed on the southbound side. “There are not thought to be any life-threatening or life changing injuries.”

The road was reopened at around 8.20pm.

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