One of Cambridgeshire's oddest traditions gets under way this morning...
Biker Hit By Loose Trailer In Harwich
Police were contacted shortly before 1.20pm on Sunday to the A120 near the Phoenix Bridge.
A Mazda 6 estate towing a trailer was travelling along the Colchester-bound side when the trailer became detached and drifted across to the opposite carriageway.
It collided with a Ducati motorcycle, ridden by a man aged in his 60s and from the Sudbury area.
The motorcyclist suffered a head injury, which is described as life threatening.
He was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.
The car driver, a man aged in his 40s from Manningtree, was not injured.
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The contract of the current Chief Constable of Essex, Stephen Kavanagh, has been extended for a further four years.
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