A12 closed following fatal smash

POLICE and paramedics have been called to a serious road accident on the A12 near East Bergholt.

ONE of the region's busiest roads has been closed today after a fatal road accident involving a motorbike and a car.

Police and paramedics were called to a serious road accident on the A12 near East Bergholt.

The collision involved a Vauxhall Corsa and a Kawasaki motorbike on the southbound stretch of the A12 near the B1068 turn-off at about 2.27pm.

A police spokesman said the rider of the motorbike was pronounced dead at the scene.

The southbound carriageway has been closed and diversions have been put in place.

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