Fatal biker crash referred to Police Conduct authority

Fatal biker crash referred to Police Conduct authority

The incident happened around 1.40pm yesterday on the A442 Brockton Way in Telford.

The collision happened on the north bound slip road with the A4169. The rider, a 30 year old man, suffered fatal injuries after his motorbike collided with a barrier.

The road was closed for a short time to allow emergency services to deal with the collision.

Due to the proximity of a police vehicle at the time of the collision the incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), as is standard procedure.

Chief Superintendent Tom Harding said: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“An investigation is underway to establish the circumstances of the collision. Due to the proximity of a police vehicle at the time of the collision the matter has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.”

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