Quad biker critically injured in three-vehicle crash in Chigwell

A quad bike rider was in a critical condition in hospital last night after crashing into two vehicles.

Essex Police were called at about 12.20pm yesterday to Manor Road, Chigwell, following reports of a crash.

The 30-year-old rider, on a black Yamaha quad bike, was travelling towards Woodford Bridge when he lost control and collided with a white van travelling in the opposite direction.

He then crashed into a black Volkswagen people carrier.

The rider, from Chigwell, was taken by air ambulance to the Royal London Hospital, in Whitechapel, London, in a critical condition.

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The female driver of the Volkswagen was taken to hospital with shock and minor injuries, but was released after treatment. The van driver was not injured.

A section of Manor Road was closed until 7.15pm, while the vehicles were recovered and a police investigation was carried out.

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Anyone with information should contact Essex Police’s serious collision investigation unit by calling 101 or emailing collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk.

Did you see anything? Call Beth Wyatt on 020 8477 3988 or email bethany.wyatt@archant.co.uk.

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