Motorcyclist injured in road crash

A motorcyclist was in a serious condition tonight after a crash in Lowestoft. The man, believed to be in his late 20s has been transferred to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

A motorcyclist was in a serious condition tonight after a crash in Lowestoft.

The man, believed to be in his late 20s, was initially airlifted to the James Paget University Hospital, in Gorleston, before being transferred to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. A police spokesman said the rider was believed to be suffering from life-threatening injuries.

The accident, which only involved the blue Kawasaki 600cc motorbike, happened at about 1.40pm at Tom Crisp Way, on the South Lowestoft relief road.

The road was closed until just before 6pm and traffic was diverted through Oulton Broad as traffic police carried out their investigations. The location of the crash was about 200 metres from the roundabout linking Tom Crisp Way with Horn Hill.

Witnesses have been asked to contact the Halesworth roads policing unit on 01986 835350.

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