Motorcyclist and passenger suffer serious injuries after collision with a car in Ixworth

Ixworth village sign.
Pic Daniel Hambury Copy Scott Harrison

Ixworth village sign. Pic Daniel Hambury Copy Scott Harrison

Two people have been seriously injured following a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A1088 at Ixworth, between Scole and Bury St Edmunds.

Police were contacted around 7.35pm on Sunday to reports of a collision involving a car and a motorcycle not far from the A143 junction.

The two people on the motorcycle were taken to hospital with serious injuries. One – believed to be a woman in her 60s - was airlifted to Addenbrookes hospital in a critical condition. The other – a man, also thought to be in his 60s – was taken to the West Suffolk hospital by road ambulance.

The car driver - a young woman – was also taken to the West Suffolk Hospital for treatment.

The road towards Thetford was closed from the A143/ A1088 roundabout while an investigation gets underway at the scene.

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Anyone with information should call Suffolk Police by dialling 101, quoting CAD number 424 of Sunday, July 2.

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