Motorcyclist remains in hospital in ‘stable condition’ following crash

A person was taken to hospital following a crash on Mile Cross Lane, Norwich. Picture: NORFOLK POLIC

A person was taken to hospital following a crash on Mile Cross Lane, Norwich. Picture: NORFOLK POLICE. - Credit: Archant

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital following a crash in Norwich, which caused huge delays to rush hour commuters.

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Norfolk police attended the accident at Mile Cross Lane, in the north of the city, between a Honda CBR motorcycle in orange and a black Fiat 500X.

They received the call via the East of England Ambulance Service Trust at around 4.40pm and the road was closed shortly after.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: 'Two ambulance crews and a medical response car from the East Anglian Air Ambulance charity were dispatched to assist and treated a man, believed to be in his 20s, for a suspected fractured leg and wrist, and back pains.

'He was administered pain relief and sedated at the scene before being taken Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further care.'

A person was taken to hospital following a crash on Mile Cross Lane, Norwich. Picture: NORFOLK POLIC

A person was taken to hospital following a crash on Mile Cross Lane, Norwich. Picture: NORFOLK POLICE. - Credit: Archant

He is still currently in hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Police asked drivers to avoid the area and it remained closed for about six hours.

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Some people also took to Twitter to warn others.

Damion Coates tweeted just after 5pm. He said: 'Wife stuck in traffic for last hour. Avoid ring road if at all possible.'

Diversions were in place around the junction with St Faith's Road and the road reopened at 8.45pm.

The driver of the Fiat was not injured.

- Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or saw the manner of driving of either vehicle prior to the incident, should contact PC Matt Steward at Wymondham Roads Policing on 101.

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