Motorcylist fractured thigh in Holbrook crash, while two friends bailed in drug-driving probe

Rider breaks thigh - two others bailed for drug driving

Rider breaks thigh - two others bailed for drug driving

Two motorcyclists arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after a crash left another rider with a fractured thigh and a suspected fractured pelvis have been released on bail.

The arrests occurred after a collision between a Honda motorbike and a green Ford Fiesta in Harkstead Road, near Holbrook at 2.10pm on Tuesday.

The two riders detained were with the injured motorcyclist. They are a 20-year-old man from Harkstead and a 17-year-old male from Ipswich.

After being taken to Martlesham police investigation centre they were released on bail until August 5, according to a police spokeswoman.

The female driver of the Ford Fiesta was treated for whiplash and shock.

Meanwhile, 44-year-old woman from Claydon who was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after being rescued from a car following a crash with a lorry has also been released on bail.

Police were called just before 3pm on Tuesday to Barham near the East of England Co-op.

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The woman was said to have sustained minor injuries during the crash, complaining of neck pain as firefighters removed a door from her grey Citroen C3 to extract her.

The lorry driver was said to be unhurt.

The woman driver has now been released on bail. She must attend Bury St Edmunds police investigation centre on June 30.

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