Search

Man dies after lorry and motorbike crash in Chadwell Heath this morning

10:12 25 June 2014

Police carry out their investigation into the fatal collision at Whalebone Lane North this morning

Police carry out their investigation into the fatal collision at Whalebone Lane North this morning

Archant

A motorcyclist has died this morning after colliding with a skip lorry in Whalebone Lane North, Chadwell Heath.

The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene of the incidentThe driver of the lorry stopped at the scene of the incident

The moped rider, reported to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9am, though next of kin have yet to be informed.

The road was closed to traffic for just over four hours, reopening again at about 12.45am, between the Moby Dick Roundabout and the High Road while police officers investigated the crash scene.

London’s Air Ambulance attended, landing on a nearby golf course, alongside paramedics on the ground.

The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene.

Nearby resident Irshad Ikah, 65, who did not see the incident, said the news of the motorcyclist’s death was “very sad”.

He said: “It’s a very dangerous road this one. There’s too much fast traffic, they need to do something to improve safety.”

This is the second road traffic incident along the arterial road in two weeks. On June 10, a 13-year-old boy was taken to hospital with a head injury after he was hit by a lorry at the junction of Whalebone Lane North and Mill Lane.

Did you see what happened? Contact Freddy at freddy.mayhew@archant.co.uk or call 020 8477 3816.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ilford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ilford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ilford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Ilford News Stories

Yesterday, 10:00
C&R Appliances at  Gants Hill, has ha a new showroom fitted for people to come an view appliances
CEO Chris Wade.

A family business promising “luxury appliances at affordable prices” is celebrating its expansion as staff open a new showroom.

Yesterday, 10:00
Seder celebrations at Bet Tikvah Synagogue

A synagogue truly lived up to the spirit of its annual festival when it invited the Bishop of Barking and his wife to attend its Passover feast last week.

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Mandy Bansal

It is one of the most extreme challenges in the world, covering 159 miles in the sweltering heat of the Sahara desert over six days.

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Barbara Hills

Champion of the community and tireless supporter of the arts Barbara Hills is to be the subject of a new show, which will raise money for drama projects in Ilford.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Yummy traditional afternoon teas for two

MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Traditional Afternoon Teas for two at a location of your choice! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe