Search

Travel: Delays for commuters heading home across Suffolk

17:50 13 September 2013

Police traffic cars

Police traffic cars

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after falling off his bike.

Police were called at around 3.50pm to Belstead Road, Ipswich, to reports of an accident.

On arrival officers found a 60-year-old man injured after coming off his red Honda motorbike.

The accident caused the road to be partially blocked at the Stone Lodge Lane junction. The man was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Police were called to Main Road, Martlesham, just after 3pm as a car had overturned on a roundabout.

A force spokeswoman said: “The car rolled near the bus stop but there were no obvious injuries. An ambulance was called but only the vehicles were damaged in the incident.”

She added the crash had involved two vehicles - a BMW and a red Nissan Micra.

A driver lost control of a van when one of its tyres was punctured in Elveden.

The vehicle was travelling in London Road just before 3.40pm when it hit a piece of slate in the road.

The accident caused delays in both directions and congestion has been reported.

A recovery team is due to remove the vehicle from the road.

The driver was not injured in the crash.

0 comments

Other News

18:45
HMS Dauntless off the coast of Great Yarmouth.
Viewed from the Caister Lifeboat.

Picture: James Bass

Plans are under way to bring HMS Dauntless back to her adopted port of Great Yarmouth so her crew can accept the historic freedom of the borough.

13:21
Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were killed while on the island of Koh Tao, Thailand.

The two Burmese men accused of murdering Hemsby student Hannah Witheridge and a fellow British backpacker in Thailand have reportedly written to the victims’ parents begging for help.

12:14
The 101 number is down.

The 101 non-emergency police number has now been restored following an issue with the system earlier today.

10:50
Harry Gough (left) and Adam Curtis are trying to highlight the problems with speeding outside the East Norfolk Sixth Form College, Gorleston.

Drivers were fooled into slowing down outside a busy college by officials aiming hairdryers like speed guns.

Most Read

10:50
Harry Gough (left) and Adam Curtis are trying to highlight the problems with speeding outside the East Norfolk Sixth Form College, Gorleston.

Drivers were fooled into slowing down outside a busy college by officials aiming hairdryers like speed guns.

Read more
13:21
Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were killed while on the island of Koh Tao, Thailand.

The two Burmese men accused of murdering Hemsby student Hannah Witheridge and a fellow British backpacker in Thailand have reportedly written to the victims’ parents begging for help.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:32
Pub landlord Philip Taylor is less than impressed after receiving a bill for the Greater Yarmouth tourism BID levy. Fellow businessman Richer Coller said he'd rather to go prison that pay up.

Hundreds of businesses have received bills this week as the borough’s landmark tourism levy comes into force.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:48
Connor Barrett's father Lee Barrett.

Connor Barrett was stabbed to death at a 21st birthday party in Hemsby.

Picture: James Bass

The father of a 20-year-old man who was stabbed to death at a party in Hemsby has today described his “relief” after two teenagers were found guilty of his murder.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:58
Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: Ian Burt

A car was damaged after it was hit by a lorry while travelling on a road in Martham.

Read more

Most Commented

Yesterday, 10:32
Pub landlord Philip Taylor is less than impressed after receiving a bill for the Greater Yarmouth tourism BID levy. Fellow businessman Richer Coller said he'd rather to go prison that pay up.

Hundreds of businesses have received bills this week as the borough’s landmark tourism levy comes into force.

Read more
10:50
Harry Gough (left) and Adam Curtis are trying to highlight the problems with speeding outside the East Norfolk Sixth Form College, Gorleston.

Drivers were fooled into slowing down outside a busy college by officials aiming hairdryers like speed guns.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 11°C

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Great Yarmouth Mercury e-edition today E-edition