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Police name motorcyclist in fatal Upminster crash

PUBLISHED: 12:26 12 September 2014 | UPDATED: 12:26 12 September 2014

Tony Jones. Picture: Miledie Oulai

Tony Jones. Picture: Miledie Oulai

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Police have confirmed the name of a man killed in a motorbike crash in Upminster, as they continue to appeal for witnesses and information nearly two weeks on.

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police today said 32-year-old Tony Jones died following a collision with a van at the junction of St Mary’s Lane and Pike Lane, at about 5pm on September 1.

Last week, the Recorder spoke to Mr Jones’s grief-stricken partner Miledie Oulai, of Douglas Road, Romford, who warned riders of the dangers of driving under stress.

“Motorbikes are really dangerous. For Tony, riding his bike was calming and a way to get away. That’s why it was so dangerous,” she said.

Mr Jones, of St Ives Close, Harold Hill, died from multiple injuries, a post mortem found.

An inquest opened and adjourned at Waltham Forest Coroners’ Court on September 5, police said, adding that the driver of the van had been spoken to but there have been no arrests.

Officers at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit in Chadwell Heath are investigating. Contact police on 020 8597 4874 with any information.

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Partner of killed Upminster motorcyclist: ‘Riding his bike was a way to get away - that’s why it was so dangerous’

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