Beccles motorcyclist in critical condition after crash near Great Yarmouth

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition after a crash near Great Yarmouth.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the crash, which happened just after 10pm on Sunday night on the A143 Beccles Road, close to Mallard Way.

A red and white Yamaha R6 motorcycle was travelling towards Belton when it was in a crash with a green Peugeot 106 Zest heading in the same direction.

After the rider and pillion passenger fell from the motorcycle, the vehicle hit a pedestrian.

The rider of the motorcycle, a man in his late 20s from Beccles, received serious back, neck and head injuries and is in a critical condition in Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

The Norwich man, who was riding pillion, is in a serious condition in the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital after suffering neck and leg injuries.

The driver of the Peugeot and the pedestrian received minor injuries. Police want any witnesses to the crash, or the driving of the vehicles beforehand, to call 0845 4564567.

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