Woman dies after crash involving motorcycle in Norfolk village

PUBLISHED: 18:47 13 February 2018 | UPDATED: 20:05 14 February 2018

The scene of the fatal crash in Bradwell.
Picture: David Hannant

The scene of the fatal crash in Bradwell. Picture: David Hannant


A female pedestrian has died after she was involved in a collision with a motorcyclist in Bradwell this morning.

The woman, who was aged in her 60s, died following the crash on the A143 Beccles Road, which has left the road closed at Mallard Way and Crab Lane.

She was taken to the James Paget University Hospital following the collision, which happened at shortly after 6.30am on Tuesday morning.

The male motorcyclist, who was aged in his 50s suffered minor injuries and was treated by paramedics at the scene.

Police are warning motorists there will be delays, with traffic diverted away from the scene.

Sergeant Adrian Hales, of Norfolk Roads Policing who was incident commander for the scene, said that investigation were ongoing.

The road is expected to re-open shortly after 10.30am.

He added: “Anybody who may have witnessed the incident should contact the roads policing team at Acle on 101.”

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