Witness appeal after female motorcyclist seriously injured in Ickburgh crash


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Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was injured in a crash in Ickburgh on Sunday.

It happened on the B1108 Watton Road near to the junction with Bodney Road at around 1.30pm, when a Kawasaki motorcycle and Vauxhall Meriva travelling in opposite directions were involved in a collision.

The female motorcyclist, aged in her 40s, suffered a serious leg injury and was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge by air ambulance for treatment. The car driver, a man in his 70s, suffered minor injuries.

An ambulance crew and a rapid response vehicle from the East of England Ambulance Service were called at 1.30pm and provided treatment at the scene.

A statement from Magpas Air Ambulance said its team landed at 2.14pm to treat the motorcyclist.

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Dr Steve Corry-Bass and paramedic Simon Standen assessed the woman, who had sustained a serious leg and pelvis injury.

She was given advanced pain relief and flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital, where she was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival.

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The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and re-opened just before 6pm.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information concerning the driving manner of either the motorcycle or car prior to the incident.

Witnesses should contact PC Louise Manning at Swaffham Roads Policing on 101.

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