A47 Wisbech crash: Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries and Wisbech motorist arrested on suspicion of drug driving

PUBLISHED: 13:02 06 September 2018

The A47 stretch between Guyhirn and Wisbech. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The A47 stretch between Guyhirn and Wisbech. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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A motorcyclist in his 50s was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries and a driver arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of drugs after a collision on the A47 at Wisbech.

Police were called at about 5.30pm last night (Wednesday September 5) with reports of a serious collision on the A47 at Wisbech involving a motorcycle and a Daihatsu Terios.

The rider, a man in his 50s, suffered life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge where he remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the Daihatsu, a 35-year-old man from Wisbech, was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of drugs, and has since been released under investigation.

The road was closed while recovery took place. It was reopened at about 9.45pm.

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