Essex motorcyclist dies

A TEENAGE motorcyclist from Essex who suffered serious head injuries in a road crash earlier this week has died in hospital. The 19-year-old rider, who lived in Braintree, came off his black Suzuki motorbike when it was in collision with a green Fiat Toledo as they both travelled along the westbound carriageway of the A120 near Coggeshall.

By Roddy Ashworth

A TEENAGE motorcyclist from Essex who suffered serious head injuries in a road crash earlier this week has died in hospital.

The 19-year-old rider, who lived in Braintree, came off his black Suzuki motorbike when it was in collision with a green Seat Toledo as they both travelled along the westbound carriageway of the A120 near Coggeshall.

He was taken to Queen's Hospital in Romford where he died yesterday.


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The accident, that happened at about 4pm on Tuesday, left the driver of the Fiat, a 60-year-old man from Halstead, and his female passenger receiving treatment for shock at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford.

The crash took place close to the junction with Holfield Grange and police have issued an appeal for witnesses to get in touch.

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Anyone who saw the crash is asked to contact Bocking Road Policing Unit on 01376 330722.

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