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A motorcyclist has died after an accident on the A143 near Highpoint Prison




A man in his 20s died after a motorbike accident on the A143 in Stradishall yesterday.

Police were called by the ambulance service just after 11.30am to reports of a collision involving a motorcycle on the A143, between Highpoint Prison and the Cherry Tree Public House.

A Suffolk Constabulary statement read: "The vehicle was a black KTM 1290 Super Duke and the rider died at the scene despite the best efforts of paramedics and a member of the public who came to his assistance."

The A143 was closed in Stradishall on Sunday after a fatal road accident
The A143 was closed in Stradishall on Sunday after a fatal road accident

The A143 was closed between Highpoint and the Wickhambrook crossroads at the B1063 whilst a collision investigation took place, reopening at 4pm.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision, or who may have seen a motorbike matching the description above riding in the area prior to it - especially anyone driving along the A143 and who may have captured any footage on a dashcam.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference CAD 145 of June 28.


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