Man suffers serious injuries when his motorbike hits kerb in Hunstanton

The collision happened on Lighthouse Lane, the road leading off to the left of the picture. Photo: I

The collision happened on Lighthouse Lane, the road leading off to the left of the picture. Photo: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

A man suffered serious injuries when his motorbike hit a kerb in Hunstanton last night.

It happened at about 10.15pm on the B1161 Lighthouse Lane.

A blue SYM motorcycle was heading in the direction of the A149 Cromer Road when it hit the nearside kerb.

The rider of the motorcycle, a man in his 20s from the Hunstanton area, received serious chest, spinal and head injuries as a result of the collision and is currently in Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

A spokesman for the East of England ambulance service said: 'We received a call yesterday at 10.15pm to reports of a man who had fallen from his motorbike on Lighthouse Lane in Hunstanton.


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'We sent a rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer, and air ambulance from the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA). At the scene the man was treated for a serious head and chest injury before being airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn, and then transferred via air ambulance again to Addenbrooke's Hospital. He is believed to be in a serious condition.'

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information concerning the riding manner of the vehicle prior to the collision.

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Witnesses should call PC Thomas Allison at Swaffham roads policing on 101.

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