Teenage boy dies after collision with motorbike

London Road, Purfleet, where the crash happened Picture: GOOGLE

London Road, Purfleet, where the crash happened Picture: GOOGLE - Credit: Google

A teenage boy has died after a collision with a motorbike in Essex.

The boy had been cycling along London Road when he was on collision with a motorbike, near to the junction with Vellacott Close, at just after 3pm yesterday.

“Despite the best efforts of paramedics, a teenage boy sadly died at the scene,” a spokesman for Essex Police said.

“The rider of the motorbike has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.”

Essex Police is asking anyone who witnessed the incident, of who may have dash cam or CCTV footage, to come forward.

People are asked to call 101 quoting reference 777 of June 30 or email the Collision Appeal address.

People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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