Motorcyclist was trapped under car following crash

A motorcyclist trapped under a car following a crash near Lowestoft had to be freed by the emergency services.

Firefighters and the East of England Ambulance Service were called to the junction of Gorleston Road and Marlborough Road, in Oulton Broad, just after 5pm last night (Thursday, September 7) following reports of a collision between a car and motorbike.

The ambulance service sent a rapid response vehicle, ambulance officer and ambulance to the scene at 5.07pm.

A fire crew from north Lowestoft and two crews from Lowestoft South attended the scene of the crash on the B1375 road at 5.24pm.

With the road blocked while the emergency services freed the trapped biker, a brigade spokesman said: “The fire service made the scene safe and assisted ambulance crews.”

The ambulance service spokesman added: “A motorcyclist was trapped underneath a vehicle and the fire service attended to assist ambulance crews with a safe extrication.

“One casualty was taken to James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston with suspected arm injuries.”

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