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Blundeston: Man In Hospital After Quad Bike Crash
A man has been left in hospital with serious injuries after a quad bike crash at Blundeston in Suffolk on Sunday afternoon.
Police were called at approximately 4pm, yesterday, Sunday 14 April, following a report that a man riding a quad bike along Hall Road, Blundeston had left the road and collided with trees.
The man had been travelling along Hall Road from the main village of Blundeston, when the quad bike left the road. The man came off the quad bike and suffered serious injuries.
The ambulance service attended and the man, who is in his early 40s and from the Lowestoft area was taken to the James Paget Hospital with serious chest and spinal injuries.
A witness who was spoken to at the scene has told police there was another vehicle driving ahead of the quad bike just before the collision occurred. Police would like to speak to the driver of this vehicle as they may have witnessed the incident and be able to help police with the collision investigation.
Equally anyone else who may have witnessed this collision is asked to call police.
A member of the public, who assisted with first aid, left a woollen blanket at the scene. This is currently at Lowestoft Police Station if the person wishes to collect it.
Calls in relation to this incident should be made to PC Nic Metcalf at Acle Police on 101.
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