Witness appeal after motorcyclist killed in fatal collision in Wanstead

A 31-year-old motorcyclist has died following the crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was killed in a fatal collision in east London.

The crash happened shortly before 2am on Thursday (November 24) on the A12 at the junction with Blake Hall Road/A100 in Wanstead.

Officers attended with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service.

A 31-year-old motorcyclist has died following a crash in Wanstead

The 31-year-old rider of a red Honda motorcycle was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital in a critical condition.

Despite the best efforts of medical staff, he did not survive his injuries.

His family have been informed and are being supported by officers.

Detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating. At this early stage, it is not believed that any other vehicles were involved.

Officers would like to speak with anyone who was in the area at the time, or who captured the collision on dash cam.

Anyone with information is asked to call DC Daniel James at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8597 4874.

Information can also be provided by calling 101 quoting reference CAD 482/24NOV.