Fatal crash driver released on bail

A VAN driver arrested following a collision that left a motorcyclist dead has been bailed until later this month.

Roddy Ashworth

A VAN driver arrested following a collision that left a motorcyclist dead has been bailed until later this month.

The crash happened shortly before 8.30am on Friday when a black Suzuki GSXR and a green Ford Transit collided on Braxted Park Road, Great Braxted.

The motorcyclist, a 49-year-old man from Colchester, was conveyed to Broomfield Hospital after sustaining serious head injuries. He died shortly after arriving.


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The van driver, a 43-year-old man from Basildon, was uninjured.

He was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and has been released on police bail until June 21.

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