Motorcyclist flown to hospital after collision near Hethel

The East Anglian Air Ambulance flew a motorcyclist to hospital this afternoon following a collision with a car near Hethel.

The 28-year-old motorcyclist became partially trapped in a hedge after the accident in Wymondham Road, in which he sustained leg and arm injuries.

Anglia One landed close to the scene at 12.24pm.

Its crew of Tom Moore and East of England Ambulance Trust critical care paramedic Andy Downes administered pain relief and sedated him.

They then immobilised his spine and splinted him before flying him to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

The helicopter took off at 12.57pm and arrived at the hospital at 13.03 where the motorcyclist's condition was deemed stable.