A motorcyclist is critically ill in hospital after crashing into a parked van in Norwich.

The incident happened on Monday, July 31 at 11.28am.

A red and black Honda motorcycle collided with a parked red Peugeot Expert van on Thorpe Road near the Royal Mail sorting office.

The motorcyclist, a man aged in his 30s, was taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He is in a critical but stable condition.

The road was closed while emergency services, including police and ambulance crews, attended the scene.

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Police want to hear from anyone who saw the collision, witnessed either vehicle before to the collision, or who may have relevant dashcam footage.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC John Wright at Broadland Police Station on 101, quoting reference NC-31072023-148.