Wall of Death rid­ers rushed to hos­pi­tal

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TWO stunt mo­tor­cy­clists have been taken to hos­pi­tal af­ter col­lid­ing in mid-air at a cir­cus.

Au­di­ence mem­bers had to be evac­u­ated af­ter the crash at Un­cle Sam’s Great Amer­i­can Cir­cus in Chantry Park, Ip­swich.

The men were rid­ing a Wall of Death when the ac­ci­dent hap­pened.

Medics from East Anglia Air Am­bu­lance treated the rid­ers be­fore they were taken to Ip­swich Hos­pi­tal.

They were last night said to be sta­ble.

The cir­cus later posted a state­ment on its Face­book page say­ing: “To all our au­di­ence from the 4.30pm show to­day, we would just like to thank you all for your sup­port dur­ing the ac­ci­dent with our thun­der­ball rid­ers.

“We want to thank you for your un­der­stand­ing as we cut short the show.”

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