Horror crash rider's message to family

A MOTORCYCLIST today said he felt “sick to the stomach” after being involved in a horror crash that left two grandparents and two children seriously injured.

A MOTORCYCLIST today said he felt “sick to the stomach” after being involved in a horror crash that left two grandparents and two children seriously injured.

The 24-year-old, from the Whitton area of Ipswich, was left with a broken wrist and three broken ribs following the accident, at about 4.30pm on Thursday.

Kieran Seymour, six, remains in a critical condition today, while his brother, Ethan, two, and two of his grandparents, Brian and Christine Seymour, 66 and 58, are said to be recovering.

Today, speaking for the first time about the accident, which happened in London Road, Ipswich, the motorcyclist spoke of his agony.


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He said: “I feel sick to the stomach because it's kids involved. That's the worst thing.

“It's terrible when you've got kids involved. I know they shouldn't have been there but unfortunately they were.

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“I want to pass my best wishes on to them.”

The motorcyclist, who did not wish to be named, was on his way to Colchester when the accident happened.

He said he was unable to avoid the collision after the family appeared in the road.

The motorcyclist did not remember feeling any pain at the time of accident, despite breaking four bones.

“I was more in shock because I had hit some people,” he said.

“I wasn't worried about myself. Unfortunately it was a case of wrong place at the wrong time. If I'd have hit a car or a tree it would've been fine but I hit people.”

He was discharged from Ipswich Hospital yesterday morning and is now facing between eight to ten weeks of recovery.

He has been forced to have time off work from his job as a courier and is now looking to employ someone to replace him.

He said he has no wish to get back on his motorcycle in the immediate future, even if he was able.

He said: “I've been put off at the moment but I wouldn't be able to ride my bike for a few weeks any way.”

He added he has been touched by the support he has been given from his friends and family since the accident.

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