Man named following fatal crash in Blythburgh

The scene of an accident in Blythburgh which resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. Picture: SIMON

The scene of an accident in Blythburgh which resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. Picture: SIMON WARD - Credit: Archant

A 50-year-old man who died following a road traffic accident yesterday has been named as Stewart Mackenzie from Westleton.

Police were called at 8.56am on Tuesday, September 27, to reports of a single vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on the B1125, Dunwich Road, Blythburgh near to the junction with the B1387.

An ambulance officer, rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew and air ambulance from the East Anglian Air Ambulance treated Mr Mackenzie, who was riding the motorcycle, for serious injuries to his chest and head before he was taken to Ipswich Hospital via land ambulance but he sadly died later that morning.

An investigation into the circumstances of the collision is now underway.

Witnesses or anybody with any information are asked to call Suffolk Constabulary's Serious Collision Investigation Team (SCIT) on 101 quoting CAD 60 of 27 September.