Motorbike rider taken to hospital after Lowestoft crash

Police closed Beccles Road in Lowestoft while awaiting the arrival of a recovery vehicle. Photo: Lib

Police closed Beccles Road in Lowestoft while awaiting the arrival of a recovery vehicle. Photo: Library

A man in his 20s has been taken to hospital after a crash between a lorry and motorcycle in Lowestoft.

Police were called to Beccles Road, near the Esso petrol station and Tesco Oulton Broad Express store, at 8.55am this morning.

The rider was taken by air to the James Paget Hospital for treatment for his injuries which are not thought to be life threatening.

The fire and ambulance services were also in attendance and the air ambulance was also dispatched.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: 'We received a call today at 8.53am to reports of an RTC involving a truck and a motorcyclist on Beccles Road, Lowestoft.

'An ambulance crew, rapid response vehicle, ambulance officer and the Norwich East Anglian Air Ambulance were dispatched and treated a man in his 20s for back pain before conveying him to James Paget Hospital via land in a stable condition.

'He is not thought to have sustained any life-threatening injuries.'

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The road was closed for nearly an hour awaiting the arrival of a recovery vehicle and while a fuel spill was cleaned up.

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