Essex motorcyclist dies in crash

A MOTORCYCLIST from Essex has died after being involved in a crash with a van.Cambridgeshire police this morning identified the motorcyclist as Nicholas Williams, of Connaught Gardens, Braintree.

A MOTORCYCLIST from Essex has died after being involved in a crash with a van.

Cambridgeshire police this morning identified the motorcyclist as Nicholas Williams, of Connaught Gardens, Braintree.

The 45-year-old died after his blue and silver Suzuki SV 650 motorbike was involved in a collision with a blue Vauxhall Combi van on the A1307 near Linton, Cambridgeshire, last night.

The driver of the van, a 20-year-old man from Linton, was uninjured.


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Police are now appealing for witnesses to the crash, which happened around 750 metres south east of the Hildersham crossroads at around 5pm.

Pc John Blood, who is investigating, said: “I would like to hear from anyone who was travelling along the A1307 last night who saw either the motorcyclist or the van.

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“The rider of the bike was wearing black leathers and a black helmet.

“If you saw either vehicle in the minutes before the collision, or the collision itself, please get in touch.”

Anyone with any information should contact Pc Blood at the roads policing unit on 0845 456 4564 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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