Teenage motorcyclist dies after early hours crash with van in Essex

A TEENAGE motorcyclist who was taken to hospital with serious injuries has sadly died after an early hours crash in Essex.

Emergency services were called to reports of a crash involving a motorcycle and van on Woodridden Hill A121, in Waltham Abbey, at 5.25am on Thursday.

The motorcyclist, a 19-year-old man, was taken on to hospital with serious injuries and has sadly since died.

The road was closed for a number of hours while investigations were carried out at the scene.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “Our enquiries continue and officers are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the collision or have any dashcam footage from the A121 in the minutes before the collision.”

Information or footage should be submitted via kep.uk.evidence.com/axon/community-request/public/incident151080534[1].

Alternatively, call police on 101 or submit a report via essex.police.uk/digital101.

Quote incident 151 of May 8 to ensure any information gets to the right person quickly.

To make an anonymous report, contact independent charity Crimestoppers by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.


  1. ^ kep.uk.evidence.com/axon/community-request/public/incident151080534 (kep.uk.evidence.com)