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Essex police have released a CCTV image of two men they want to trace after a motorcyclist tried to push a man off his bike in Great Bardfield near Braintree in Essex
The man was cycling along Braintree Road when three motorbikes came towards him on Sunday 19 August.
Two of the motorcyclists passed by before the third motorbike, which had a pillion passenger, drew level.
Police say one of the suspects then tried to push the victim over. Officers believe the motorcyclists may have stopped at a Co-Op in Great Bardfield before the incident.
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A second person has been arrested after a motorcyclist died in a crash in Braintree.
The motorbike collided with a car near Stanes Road around 11.20am yesterday (Saturday, May 12). The victim, who was in his 30s died at the scene.
The driver of the car, a 43-year-old woman, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. She has since been released under investigation.
A 27-year old man, who was driving in the area at the time, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop for a collision, and failing to report a collision.
He has been released on bail until June 6.
A motorcyclist has died after a crash in Braintree.
The motorbike collided with a car near Stanes Road around 11.20am today (Saturday, May 12).
The biker, who was in his 30s suffered serious injuries and died at the scene.
The driver of the Nissan car, a 43-year-old woman, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.
Police want to hear from anyone who saw the bike with a Subaru car before the crash.
We need to identify exactly what led up to this collision and how it happened.
In particular I want to speak to anyone who saw the motorbike and Subaru prior to the collision.
I need anyone who witnessed the collision, lives in the area and has CCTV, or was driving in the area and has dash cam footage to come forward.