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Bridge reopens following collision between car and cyclist

PUBLISHED: 17:03 05 October 2019 | UPDATED: 17:03 05 October 2019

One lane on the Bascule Bridge in Lowestoft was closed following a collision between a car and a cyclist. Picture: Joseph Norton

One lane on the Bascule Bridge in Lowestoft was closed following a collision between a car and a cyclist. Picture: Joseph Norton

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A town centre bridge has fully reopened following a crash between a car and a cyclist.

One lane of the Bascule Bridge in Lowestoft was closed for more than three hours after the collision.

The incident happened on Saturday morning and caused long delays in the town centre.

Police also shut London Road South in Lowestoft but a spokesman for Suffolk Police said the closure was related to the same incident.

Firefighters also attended the scene.

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It is not known how serious the injuries the cyclist suffered were.

A red BMW remained at the scene on Saturday morning next to a police car while a bike could be seen on its side on the central reservation.


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