A motorcyclist has died after being involved in a crash in Essex yesterday. 

Emergency services were called to a serious collision in High Ongar. 

The crash happened on the A414 and involved a car and a motorcycle. 

A police spokesman said: "We were called by ambulance colleagues at around 1.49pm yesterday (Tuesday 26 October) to reports of a serious collision at High Ongar.

"A collision took place on A414, involving a car and a motorcycle.

"Both police and ambulance attended.

"Despite the best efforts of the medical team, the motorcyclist, a man aged in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene."

The A414 was closed between the petrol station at Norton Heath and Kings Street, High Ongar, whilst officers were on scene, before being reopened at around 8pm.

The spokesman added: "We’d like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw the collision.

"Witnesses and anyone with dash cam footage is asked to contact us quoting incident 613 of 26 October.

"You can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

"Alternatively, you can call 101.

"Information can also be given to independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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