Hilgay crash: Motorcyclist dies in collision on A10

The A10 was closed between Downham Market and Southery following an earlier crash.

The A10 was closed between Downham Market and Southery following an earlier crash. - Credit: Archant

Police confirmed on Monday a motorcyclist in his 40s had died in a crash on the A10 at Hilgay on Sunday.

The crash between two motorcycles and a 4x4 happened at about 11.50am at the junction with Modney Bridge Road.

The motorcycles were travelling towards Downham Market and a BMW X3 was turning into Modney Bridge Road when the collision happened.

A Kawasaki motorcycle collided with the BMW, and the bike rider, a man in his 40s, was fatally injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second motorcycle, a Honda 599, avoided the crash but hit with the kerb, causing the rider, a man in his 30s, to come off. He suffered minor injuries.


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The road was closed for five hours while emergency services dealt with the crash and carried out investigations. It was re-opened at about 5.15pm.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has information concerning the driving/riding manner of either vehicle prior to the collision.

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Witnesses should contact Sergeant Peter Howlett at Swaffham Roads Policing on 101.

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