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Man dies in Christmas Day crash at Barton Mills


A man died on Christmas Day after crashing his motorbike in Barton Mills.

On Tuesday, just before 5.30pm, a blue Kawasaki motorcycle travelling southbound on the A11 collided with the central reservation at the junction with Newmarket Road.

Emergency services attended the scene and rider, a man in his 20s, was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, in a critical condition but died on December 26.

The road was closed for about five hours as police investigated the crash.

A Suffolk Police spokesman said: "Officers would be keen to hear from any witnesses or anyone who may have dashcam footage of the A11 carriageway just prior the collision.

"Any information to assist the investigation should be reported to Suffolk Police Roads and Armed Policing Team on 101, quoting incident number 219 of Tuesday December 25."