Search

Man dies after his bike leaves road and hits tree

PUBLISHED: 13:58 01 October 2018 | UPDATED: 07:26 02 October 2018

The crash happened on the B1062 near the junction with Church Road in Flixton Picture: Google.

The crash happened on the B1062 near the junction with Church Road in Flixton Picture: Google.

Archant

A man has died after his motorbike left the road and hit a tree.

Michael McQuat, 70, from Lowestoft, was involved in the accident on The Street (B1062) in Flixton after his Triumph Bonneville motorbike left the road and hit a tree at 3.15pm on Saturday, September 22.

Mr McQuat was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by Air Ambulance with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

A spokesman for Suffolk Police said: “Officers were called at around 3.15pm on Saturday, September 22 to reports of a single-vehicle incident in The Street (B1062), involving a black Triumph Bonneville motorcycle which had left the road and collided with a tree.

“Any witnesses, or anyone who saw a motorcycle matching the description above immediately prior to the collision, are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference CAD 233 of September 22.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Lowestoft Journal. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Latest from the Lowestoft Journal