Motorcyclist, 76, suffers serious injuries after crash with car

A 76-year-old motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a crash in Knapton on Sunday Picture: Denise

A 76-year-old motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a crash in Knapton on Sunday Picture: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015

A motorcyclist remains in hospital with serious injuries following a collision with a car in a Norfolk village.

At around 12.45pm on Sunday, August 25, a 76-year-old rider of a blue and black BSA 50 (500) motorbike was involved in a crash on the B1145 close to The Green in Knapton, near North Walsham.

Police said a blue and silver Triumph Tiger 500 was leading with a BSA behind it and they were travelling towards North Walsham when the BSA was in collision with a black Nissan X-Trail heading in the opposite direction.

The BSA rider suffered serious injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge for treatment.

Police said his injuries were "serious, but not believed to be life-threatening".


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The driver of the car did not suffer any serious injuries in the crash, but the road was closed for a short time while officers carried out investigations and the motorcycle was recovered.

Officers want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision, has dashcam footage or may have information concerning the driving of either vehicle prior to it.

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Anyone with information should contact PC Mike Kerridge at Acle roads and armed policing team on 101, via email on michael.kerridge@suffolk.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting incident number 236 of August 25.

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