Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital

ESSEX: A young motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital this afternoon following a collision in Gosbecks Road, Colchester.The incident was reported to the ambulance service at 12.

ESSEX: A young motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital this afternoon following a collision in Gosbecks Road, Colchester.

The incident was reported to the ambulance service at 12.15pm, and an ambulance reached the scene one minute later, with a rapid response car and the air ambulance arriving soon after.

The patient was a 21-year-old man from the local area who had suffered injuries to his left leg, including a suspected fracture.

He was treated by ambulance crews and the doctor from the air ambulance before being taken to Colchester General Hospital by land vehicle.

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