Motorcyclist killed in M11 hit-and-run

A motorcyclist has died following a hit-and-run crash on the M11 near Stansted Airport

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More details emerge of fatal crash on M11

Essex Police issue further M11 update Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police have confirmed that the motorcyclist killed in a hit and run accident was a 63-year-old man from Dunmow.

He died after a dark coloured small vehicle was in collision with his Suzuki GSF at around 5am. The victim was wearing a distinctive helmet with green and white flashing lights at the time.

Senior investigating officer Inspector Rob Brettell, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said:

"We are reviewing dash cam footage and have spoken to a number of key witnesses, and are continuing our enquiries to find the other vehicle involved in this collision. “It may well have damage to the driver’s side, possibly a dent or scratches to the paintwork. I urge anyone who has seen a vehicle matching this description or has any information that could help us identify the driver to contact with us."

– Inspector Rob Brettell

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M11 update: Two lanes reopened Northbound, Southbound remains closed

M11 still partially closed

Essex Police have re-opened lanes one and two of the northbound M11 between J6 and J8 following this morning’s fatal collision.

The southbound carriageway remains closed while officers investigate.

The force said: "We only get one opportunity to identify evidence at the scene of a collision and preserve it so we need to be thorough but we are working to get the road open as soon as possible."

Drivers have been asked to avoid the area.

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