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Biker critical with life threatening injuries after smash on Hogg Lane, Grays

Update: 1745 hrs

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a road crash in Grays which has left a motorcyclist seriously ill in hospital.

The collision happened when a motorcyclist appears to have lost control of his machine while travelling along the A126 Eastern Way shortly after 1pm on Monday, January 27 and struck a lamp post near its junction with Bankfoot.

The rider was airlifted to Royal London Hospital after sustaining multiple injuries. The 43-year-old local man is currently in a stable condition.

Road policing officers were forced to close the intersection of the A126 at Hogg Lane and London Road while forensic collision investigators looked to identify the cause of the crash. This closure was lifted at 5:30pm.

Any witnesses to this road crash should contact Essex Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk

Update: 1530 hrs

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a collision with a lampost earlier today (January 27).

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) was called at 1.10pm and sent two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, and the Hertfordshire Air Ambulance to the scene on Hogg Lane, Grays.

A spokesman for EEAST said: “We were called to the aid of a man, who was believed to be in his 40s, who had suffered life-threatening head and chest injuries. He was treated on scene and was sedated before being airlifted to the Royal London Hospital, where upon arrival he was believed to be in a critical condition.”

For further incident updates, please visit www.twitter.com/EEAST_Incidents

Update: 1520 hrs

MOTORISTS are advised to avoid the main intersection in Grays this afternoon (Monday) following a serious road crash.

The collision happened when a motorcyclist appears to have lost control of their machine while travelling along the A126 Eastern Way shortly after 1pm on Monday, January 27 and struck a lamp post near its junction with Bankfoot.

The rider has been airlifted to Royal London Hospital after sustaining head injuries. They are believed to be in a critical, life-threatening condition.

As a result, road policing officers have been forced to close the intersection of the A126 at Hogg Lane and London Road while a scene investigation takes place. This road closure will last through the rush hour so motorists, especially parents picking up their children from nearby schools, should find alternative routes.

Any witnesses to this road crash should contact Essex Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk

Incident: 1500 hrs

THERE ARE reports of an incident involving a motor cycle  in the Hogg Lane area of Grays.

The road has been blocked off for an hour and the Essex Air Ambulance has been called.

Several police vehicles are in attendance.

Incident: 1430 hrs

A126 Hogg Lane.

CLOSED both ways from the Eastern Way rbt to London Rd after a serious accident with a motorcycle and a car.

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