Air ambulance called after pedestrian suffers serious injuries in collision with motorbike in Bramford Road, Ipswich

A police cordon in Bramford Road, Ipswich, after a collision. Picture: MATT STOTT

A police cordon in Bramford Road, Ipswich, after a collision. Picture: MATT STOTT - Credit: Archant

The air ambulance was called to north west Ipswich this afternoon after a pedestrian was feared to have suffered life changing injuries in a collision with a motorbike.

The female pedestrian was hit by a 600cc motorbike in Bramford Road just after 3pm.

Suffolk police said it was first feared the woman may have suffered life changing injuries. However, after ambulance staff arrived on the scene, it was reported her injuries, while serious, were no longer thought to be life threatening or life changing.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust said an ambulance crew was on scene in under five minutes followed by an ambulance officer, rapid response vehicle and East Anglian Air Ambulance.

“The pedestrian who was treated for a suspected serious head injury and suspected broken leg was taken by land ambulance to Ipswich Hospital for further care. Their condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

“The motorcyclist was also taken to Ipswich Hospital with minor injuries.”

Officers closed the road between the junction with Sproughton Road and Kingston Road while investigations are carried out. It reopened at 4.40pm.

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Anyone who saw the accident is asked to call police on 101.

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