Motorcyclist dies in Leigh-on-Sea collision

Cliff Parade in Leigh-on-Sea is likely to remain closed until the early hours of tomorrow morning, Monday August 31, as police investigate a fatal collision.

A collision involving a blue Yamaha motorbike was reported just before 6.35pm this evening.

The biker, a man in his 20s and from Basildon, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers are particularly keen to speak to someone who was driving a white van, which was seen to leave the scene shortly after the collision. It is believed the driver and any passengers may be key witnesses, and they are being urged to get in touch.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, has dash cam or CCTV, or saw the bike driving prior to the incident, is asked to make a report online or call Chigwell’s Roads Policing Unit on 101. The incident number to quote is 966 of 30 August.

If you have information but would prefer to remain anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Mick Ferris

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