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Motorcyclist dies in crash on A1075

PUBLISHED: 14:23 08 May 2009 | UPDATED: 11:18 08 July 2010

A motorcyclist died at the scene of an accident yesterday when his bike was involved in a collision with a car on the A1075 at Stow Bedon, near Watton.

A motorcyclist died at the scene of an accident yesterday when his bike was involved in a collision with a car on the A1075 at Stow Bedon, near Watton.

The 35-year-old was riding a blue Honda CBR 600 motorcycle and travelling towards Thetford in the same direction as a gold Ford Mondeo estate car and a white and blue large goods vehicle when the accident happened at around 12.30pm.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics but sadly died as a result of his injuries. The 36-year-old female driver of the Mondeo and the 40-year-old male driver of the goods vehicle were both uninjured. Diversions were put in place.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who saw the vehicles travelling along the road prior to the collision should contact PC Keith Wiseman on 0845 456 4567.

Meanwhile police named the 18-year-old motorcyclist who died in a fatal road traffic collision on May 1 on the B1110 Thetford Road in Merton as Steven James Lake from Thompson, near Thetford.

His white Honda CBR motorcycle was in collision with a silver Peugeot 406 taxi at 3.30pm about 300 metres north east of the junction with Crows Lane.

Contact PC Andy Lincoln or PC Mick Robertson, of the serious collision investigation team, on 0845 456 4567 with any information, including the manner of driving of either vehicle prior to the collision.

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