Chelmsford: Biker critical after A12 crash

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A MOTORCYCLIST has been left with “very seriously injuries” following a crash on the A12 near Chelmsford.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the collision, between a Ford Fiesta and a Honda motorcycle, at the Boreham interchange at 9.55pm last night.

The 53-year-old motorcycle rider, from Latchindon, was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital with a number of very serious injuries and is in a critical condition.

The car driver, a woman from the Braintree area, was shocked but uninjured.

The southbound A12 sliproad from the Boreham interchange was closed for around five hours for a detailed investigation of the scene. The reopening of the road was delayed due to freezing temperatures and the need for the road to be gritted.

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Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Pc Pedro Anido at the Road Policing unit at Chelmsford on 101.

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