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Police appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist dies in crash on the A12 at Romford

PUBLISHED: 20:52 22 February 2020 | UPDATED: 21:54 22 February 2020

A motorcyclist, believed to be in his 20s, has been pronounced dead after a crash on the A12 in Romford this evening. Picture: Google Maps

A motorcyclist, believed to be in his 20s, has been pronounced dead after a crash on the A12 in Romford this evening. Picture: Google Maps

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A motorcyclist in his 20s has died after coming off his bike in a crash on the A12 in Romford this evening, the Metropolitan Police have confirmed.

A police spokesman confirmed officers were called at around 6.20pm on Saturday, February 22 to reports of a road traffic collision on the eastbound carriageway of the A12 between Mawney Road and Whalebone Lane.

A motorcycle rider, a man believed aged in his 20s, died after coming off his bike.

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Road closures are in place around the scene of the collision at Whalebone Lane North.

No arrests have been made; enquiries into the circumstances remain ongoing.

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed they are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward, particularly those who may have dashcam footage.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or the events leading up to the incident, or any drivers who may have captured events on dashcam footage are asked to contact police on 101 and quote CAD6028/22Feb.


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