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Motorcyclist flown to hospital with 'potentially life-threatening injuries' after serious crash in Heatherhayes, Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 12:45 02 August 2017 | UPDATED: 22:55 02 August 2017

Heatherhayes in Ipswich was closed by police after the incident involving a motorbike and a parked car. Picture: MATT STOTT

Heatherhayes in Ipswich was closed by police after the incident involving a motorbike and a parked car. Picture: MATT STOTT

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A motorcyclist has been airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital with serious injuries after a crash in the Stoke Park area of Ipswich.

The scene of a serious crash involving a motorbike and a parked car in Heatherhayes, Ipswich. Picture: MATT STOTTThe scene of a serious crash involving a motorbike and a parked car in Heatherhayes, Ipswich. Picture: MATT STOTT

Emergency services were called to the crash involving a motorbike and a parked car in Heatherhayes at around 11.50am.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was sent to the scene and transported a man, believed to be in his 20s, to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge with serious injuries including a broken pelvis.

Heatherhayes, in Ipswich. Picture: MATT STOTTHeatherhayes, in Ipswich. Picture: MATT STOTT

Police have confirmed the injured man was the motorcyclist and said he may have suffered potentially life-threatening injuries.

Officers also confirmed the collision involved a parked car.

The East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) sent the East Anglian Air Ambulance, and ambulance crew and an ambulance officer to the scene.

A volunteer critical care paramedic (CCP) from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) charity also attended.

The CCP sedated the man at the scene before he was airlifted to hospital, a SARS spokesman said.

No-one else is thought to have been injured in the incident, which took place near the Laurelhayes junction.

Police closed the road as a result of the crash, with around seven police cars spotted at the scene.

The road re-opened at approximately 7pm.

Any witnesses are urged to call police on 101.

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