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Motorcyclist dies in crash in Purfleet

POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a motorcyclist died in a road crash in Purfleet.

Officers were called to the A1306 Arterial Road, at about 3.55pm on Sunday October 28 following a collision near the junction with Watts Crescent.

The incident involved a white motorcycle, a silver Transit van and a green HGV parked in a lay-by.

The rider of the motorcycle, a man in his 40s from Rainham, east London, died at the scene. The transit driver, a 53-year-old man from Purfleet, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and was later bailed until January 18 pending further enquiries.

Any witnesses or anyone with information about events leading to the crash should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or email .


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