A motorcyclist died following a car crash yesterday.

Shortly before 4.25pm on Saturday (September 1) police were called to London Road in Stapleford Tawney.

There they found the aftermath of a collision between a grey Peugeot 2008 and a black Yamaha motorbike.

The motorcyclist, a 38-year-old man from Romford, died at the scene despite the efforts of emergency services.

The Peugeot driver, a 78-year-old man, and his passenger, a 74-year-old woman, both from Romford, were taken to Queen’s Hospital with minor injuries.

Police are appealing to witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 email CollisionAppeal@essex.pnn.police.uk