Biker airlifted to hospital after crash

A MOTORCYCLIST is in a serious condition following a crash in Brandon this afternoon.

Russell Claydon

A MOTORCYCLIST is fighting for his life following a crash in Brandon this afternoon.

The man came off his silver Victory motorbike after a collision with a silver Vauxhall Vectra at around 1.10pm today on the A1065 Brandon Road.

An air ambulance crew took the rider to West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

A police spokesman described his injuries as life-threatening and said there was also a severe injury to one of his legs.

The collision initially caused huge traffic problems with vehicles queuing up as far back as Fiveways and the A11.

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The road reopened at just after 3pm.