Motorcyclist critically injured after bike collides with wall in Ipswich

Renfrew Road

View from Selkirk Road towards the scene of the crash at the corner of Dumbarton Road and Renfrew Road - Credit: Google

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious head injuries following a collision which closed a residential Ipswich street for four-and-a-half hours.

The crash happened in Renfrew Road, in the Rushmere area, during the early evening of Saturday, May 29.

Police were called to the scene by the ambulance service at 5.16pm.

A male motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries after the blue Yamaha he was riding collided with a brick wall at the corner of Renfrew Road and Dumbarton Road.

No other vehicles were involved in the collision. 

Two ambulance crews were sent to the scene. It is understood that air ambulance medics were also in attendance. 

The rider was taken via ambulance to Ipswich Hospital, but was later transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where remained on Sunday in a critical but stable condition.

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The rider's damaged motorcycle was recovered at about 8.55pm. 

Suffolk Constabulary said the road reopened at 9.52pm.

Any witnesses, or anyone driving along the road with a dash-cam immediately prior to the collision, should contact Sergeant Paul Jackson on 101, quoting CAD reference 257 of May 29 or email