Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital following collision near Cromer

A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital following a collision near Cromer. Picture: Archant library

A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital following a collision near Cromer. Picture: Archant library.

A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital following a collision in Roughton near Cromer.

A Norfolk police spokesman said the rider of a purple motorbike had been involved in a collision with a white Skoda motor vehicle at the B1436/A140 (Norwich Road) roundabout.

'Police received a call to attend the scene at 3.23pm,' said the spokesperson.

'The rider of the motorbike suffered a foot injury and was taken to hospital by the air ambulance.

'The road was closed for a short while but has since been reopened.'

Eyewitness Josh Robinson, who lives nearby, said he was alerted to the incident by the sound of the air ambulance arriving.

He said the accident took place at the mini roundabout that connects Norwich Road to Chapel Road.

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'While the driver of the vehicle was not injured, an ambulance and the air ambulance were called to assist the rider of the motorbike who appeared to have suffered serious injuries to his legs.'