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A MAN has died following a serious road smash in Basildon.

Police were called to Broadmayne, at the traffic light junction with The Staples, at just before 5pm yesterday following reports of a crash. 

A collision had occurred between a red Suzuki motorcycle, a red Ford S-Max car and a silver Toyota Celica car.

The motorcyclist, believed to in his 30s and from London, died at the scene.

The driver of the Celica had to be cut free from his vehicle by the fire service and suffered slight injuries.

A section of Broadmayne was closed for a number of hours whilst police investigated.

Police are appealing for anybody who witnessed the collision who has not already spoken to police  to contact Pc Jennifer Pirie on Essex Police 101 or email collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk.