Cyclist taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital after collision with parked car in Station Street, Ipswich

The scene in Station Street, Ipswich on Saturday morning, just hours after a cyclist was taken to ho

The scene in Station Street, Ipswich on Saturday morning, just hours after a cyclist was taken to hospital. Picture: MATT STOTT - Credit: Archant

A cyclist was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after a collision with a parked car in Ipswich last night.

The scene in Station Street, Ipswich on Saturday morning, just hours after a cyclist was taken to ho

The scene in Station Street, Ipswich on Saturday morning, just hours after a cyclist was taken to hospital. Picture: MATT STOTT - Credit: Archant

Emergency services rushed to the scene in Station Street after receiving reports of the crash at around 10pm.

A member of the public reported to police that the cyclist had collided into the back of a parked Toyota Corolla.

A section of the road was closed for three hours while police and paramedics dealt with the incident.

The man was found lying on the road at the back of the vehicle, police said.

The man suffered head injuries, police said. He was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by land ambulance for further treatmeant.

He suffered life-changing injuries which were “possibly life-threatening”, police added.

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Details about the cyclist are not being released.

The road reopened shortly after 1am this morning.

A spokesman for the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) said: “A volunteer critical care paramedic from SARS attended this incident and accompanied the patient by land ambulance to hospital.

“We have no further information at this time.”

Police indicated on Saturday that they will be unable to provide any significant updates over the weekend.