Fyfield: Man dies and woman seriously injured in collision
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11 August: Update
We are looking to speak to a van driver following a collision in which a man died and a teenage girl was injured.
The 47-year-old from Rayne was riding a motorbike in Herons Lane, Fyfield, when it was in collision with a small, white Ford Escort car-derived van shortly before 8pm yesterday, Tuesday 10 August.
Sadly he died at the scene.
His pillion passenger, a 17-year-old girl from Brentwood, was taken to hospital. Her injuries are now described as potentially life-changing.
Inspector Mark Fraser, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said:
“We are supporting their families at this awful time and are progressing our enquiries to establish the circumstances behind this tragic incident.
“We have identified a white van, which is believed to have been involved in the collision and left the scene before emergency services arrived.
“We are continuing our enquiries to locate the van and driver, and urge the driver to contact us.
“I’d like to thank members of the public who have helped us with our investigation so far and ask anyone with information or footage to contact us.”
Contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on [email protected]
Please quote incident 1189 of 10 August.
A man has died and a woman has been seriously injured in collision in Fyfield, near Ongar.
The incident in Ongar Road, in the area of Herons Lane, shortly before 8pm yesterday (Tuesday 10 August) involved a motorbike.
Sadly, the rider of the motorbike, a man, died at the scene.
His pillion passenger has been taken to hospital where her injuries are described as life-changing.
We are carrying out enquiries into the circumstances which led to the collision.
We need anyone in the area to check their CCTV, dash cam and doorbell cameras to see if they have caught any footage which may have captured either the incident or the moments before or after it.
The road was closed while we carried out enquiries at the scene but re-opened shortly before 5am.
If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.
Please quote incident 1189 of 11 August.
You can also call us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.