Police appeal after Essex road accident

A 28-YEAR-OLD motorcyclist was killed in a collision in Tendring, near Colchester, today.

A 28-YEAR-OLD motorcyclist was killed in a collision in Tendring, near Colchester, today.

The biker was in Heath Road and travelling towards Clacton when he was in collision with a recovery vehicle, owned by Hedingham Buses, at 9.07am.

The motorcyclist, who was riding a silver Yamaha, died at the scene.

Fire crews from Weeley, Clacton and Colchester attended. They worked alongside a vehicle recovery unit and used a heavy lifting wrecker and a wrench to release the motorcyclist.

The road was closed while officers investigated the cause of the accident and reopened at 1.15pm.

Anyone who saw the accident should call Pc Dave Clark of Stanway road policing unit on 01206 762512.

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