A10 near King’s Lynn re-opens after serious motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist broke his leg, collar bone and suffered chest injuries this afternoon (Wednesday) after he was involved in a crash with a farm vehicle.

It happened on the A10 at South Runcton, between King's Lynn and Downham market, at about 2.15pm.

The road was blocked for more than five hours while emergency services worked, eventually re-opening at 7.30pm.

A green Kawasaki motorcycle and a green teleporter farm vehicle were both travelling on towards King's Lynn when they crashed with each other.

The motorcyclist, a man in his late 20s, broke his leg and collar bone and suffered chest injuries. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn for treatment.

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The driver of the other vehicle was uninjured.

The Lynn Road was blocked with diversions in place at the Bexwell Road junction, causing long delays.

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A fire service spokesman said the motorcyclist had come off his bike and gone into thick trees and bushes. Fire crews used heavy equipment to clear away the greenery so paramedics could get to work.

Anyone with information should contact PC Matt Gouldsmith at Wymondham Roads Policing Unit on 101.

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