Newmarket – Serious collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Newmarket.

The incident occurred at 3.25pm yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 3 January, on the A1304 Barbara Stradbroke Avenue, at the junction with The Links.

A white Ford Ka was involved in a collision with a red Honda motorcycle. The rider of the motorbike – a man aged in his early 20s – was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital having sustained life-threatening injuries. He remains in hospital in a critical condition.

The road was closed for a collision investigation to take place and to allow for recovery of the vehicles, fully reopening at 11.30pm.

Officers would like to hear from any witnesses to the collision. They are also appealing for anyone who has a dashcam fitted in their vehicle, who was driving on either Barbara Stradbroke Avenue or The Links just prior to 3.25pm yesterday afternoon, to review the footage for anything that may be of assistance.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Roads and Armed Policing Team at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting reference: 526/23.

Website – www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Phone – Call 101

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999

If you have been involved in or affected by a road traffic collision, advice and support information can be found at: www.suffolk.police.uk/rtc