Man dies after motorcycle crash in Sible Hedingham

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A man has died following a road traffic collision in Sible Hedingham.

Emergency services were called shortly after 2pm on Sunday, June 5, with reports of a collision in Wethersfield Road involving four motorcycles.

One of the riders, who is believed to be 22 and from Newcastle, sadly died at the scene. Another motorcyclist, a 51-year-old man from Laindon, sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Addenbrookes hospital for treatment. His condition is described as life-threatening.

A 62-year-old man from Basildon was taken to Colchester hospital for treatment to minor injuries but has since been discharged.

The road was closed until 8.30pm whilst emergency services dealt with the incident and officers conducted their investigations.

Enquiries are ongoing and witnesses to the collision who have yet to come forward are asked to contact Pc Darrin Lee at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or email collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk.