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Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after Costessey van collision

PUBLISHED: 18:19 22 July 2019 | UPDATED: 18:21 22 July 2019

The air ambulance landed at Fiveways roundabout on the A11. Photo: Perfect Pose Photography/EAAA

The air ambulance landed at Fiveways roundabout on the A11. Photo: Perfect Pose Photography/EAAA

Perfect Pose Photography/EAAA

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital after a collision involving a van in a Norfolk street.

Police and the air ambulance were called to Three Mile Lane, in Costessey, Norwich, after a van and a motorbike collided outside the junior school earlier this afternoon (Monday, July 22).

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Police said they were dealing with a "serious incident" but that the injuries suffered by the rider, who understood to be a 17-year-old boy, were not thought to be life-threatening.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Police said: "We received a call at 3.18pm from a member of the public about a road traffic collision between a van and a motorbike.

"The rider has gone to hospital with his injuries [and] roads policing officers are still at the scene of the accident, awaiting recovery."

And an East Anglian Air Ambulance spokesperson added: "Anglia One was called up to a road traffic collision at Costessey at 3.25pm."


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