UPDATE: Police appeal for witnesses to collision that killed motorcyclist on A406

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision that killed a motorcyclist on the A406 on Saturday.

The 28-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene after he was involved in a collision with a vehicle on the southbound carriageway near the Redbridge Roundabout around 11.30am.

His motorbike then hit a group of pedestrians, who were all taken to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel.

A six-year-old girl was treated for a pelvic injury, a 42-year-old woman sustained a leg injury and a seven-year-old girl had minor injuries.

A 47-year-old man was also taken to hospital. They have since been discharged.

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The motorcyclist’s family have been informed and a post-mortem examination will be held at Queens Mortuary today (Wednesday).

An inquest will open at a future date.

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The Road Death Investigation Unit based at Chadwell Heath Traffic Garage is investigating the collision and anyone with information is asked to call 020 8597 4874.

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