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Teenager "fighting for life" after motorbike crash in Grays

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ESSEX Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision involving an off road motorcycle in Grays.

Officers were called to King Edward Drive at about 6.10pm yesterday, Tuesday April 12.

The rider, a 17-year-old boy from the Grays area, was taken to the Royal London Hospital by air ambulance with head injuries. He is currently in a critical condition.

The pillion passenger, a 16-year-old boy also from the Grays area, was taken to Basildon Hospital with a fractured knee.

Police would like to speak to anyone who saw the motorcycle being ridden in the area or has dash cam footage.

Contact the Serious Collision Unit on 101 or email collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk

TWO teenagers were rushed to hospital after a crash involving a motorbike in the Blackshots area of Grays.

It happened at 6.10pm in King Edward Drive, close to Blackshots.

The air ambulance attended at the scene.

Police officers remain at the scene.

A spokesperson for Essex Air Ambulance said:

"The East of England Ambulance Service Trust was called to a road traffic collision on King Edwards Drive in Grays last night at 8.09pm.

"Two ambulances, Herts air ambulance, a volunteer doctor and an ambulance officer attended and treated two patients.

"One patient with a serious head injury was flown to Royal London Hospital and the other patient was taken to Basildon and Thurrock Hospital with suspected leg injuries.

Essex Police are continuing to conduct an investigation.

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