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Photographs show moment motorcyclist crashes after hitting hare

PUBLISHED: 20:24 21 October 2018 | UPDATED: 10:00 22 October 2018

This is the moment a hare ran out onto a Norfolk race track and caused a rider to crash. Photo: A-Klas Photography

This is the moment a hare ran out onto a Norfolk race track and caused a rider to crash. Photo: A-Klas Photography

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This is the moment a hare ran out onto a Norfolk race track and caused a rider to crash.

The rider loses control and is thrown from his bike, which then flips in the air off the track.  Photo: A-Klas PhotographyThe rider loses control and is thrown from his bike, which then flips in the air off the track. Photo: A-Klas Photography

Photographs show the animal running into the motorbike’s path, before being hit.

The rider loses control and is thrown from his bike, which then flips in the air off the track.

The incident happened on Saturday (October 21) at Snetterton Race Circuit.

It is understood that the rider was not badly injured.

The rider loses control and is thrown from his bike, which then flips in the air off the track.  Photo: A-Klas PhotographyThe rider loses control and is thrown from his bike, which then flips in the air off the track. Photo: A-Klas Photography

However, his bike was damaged.

The Thundersport Club Bike Championships took place at the track over the weekend.

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