Motorcyclist dies following crash at Stradsett

Police are appealing for information about the crash, which happened near the entrance to the Strads

Police are appealing for information about the crash, which happened near the entrance to the Stradsett estate Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

A motorcyclist involved in a crash at Stradsett this morning has died.

A sign at the scene of a collision on the A134 at Stradsett in which a motorcyclist suffered fatal i

A sign at the scene of a collision on the A134 at Stradsett in which a motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called at 7.30am following reports of a collision between a motorcyclist and a Ford Transit van around half a mile north of the Foldgate Inn at the A134 and A1122 junction.

Police have confirmed that the motorcyclist, a man, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries but later died.

The road was closed for five hours, reopening at around midday after all initial enquiries were completed.

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene and taken to the King's Lynn Police Investigation Centre for questioning, where he remains in custody.


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Officers want to speak to anyone who witnessed the accident, particularly anyone who saw the driving manner of either vehicle prior to the collision or has dash camera footage.

Witnesses should contact Sgt Peter Howlett at the Roads Armed Policing Team at Swaffham on 101 quoting incident reference 54 of 31 January or email HowlettP@norfolk.police.uk

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