Cyclist left with 'potentially life-changing injuries' after Ipswich crash

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after a collision with a coach on London Road in Ipswich

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after a collision with a coach on London Road in Ipswich - Credit: Google Maps

A cyclist has been taken to hospital with "potentially life-changing injuries" after a collision with a coach in Ipswich.

The incident happened in London Road near Crane Hill at approximately 4.50am on Friday morning. 

At around 7am police officers the road was partially blocked and officers remained at the scene of the crash.

"The cyclist – a man aged in his 30s – was taken to hospital by ambulance having sustained potentially life-changing injuries," a police spokeswoman said. 

Police remain on the scene and the road is currently partially blocked.

As of 10.45am, London Road is still partially blocked which is causing some congestion in the area. 

In a statement, an East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said: “EEAST were called to London Road in Ipswich just after 4.50am today following reports that a cyclist had been hit by a car.

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"Two ambulances were sent to the scene and the patient, an adult man who suffered a head injury, was transported to Ipswich Hospital for treatment.” 

Any witnesses to the collision have been asked to contact Suffolk police. 

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