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Motorcyclist dies at accident on A1075 near Ovington

PUBLISHED: 14:12 03 September 2017 | UPDATED: 12:52 04 September 2017

The crossroads on the A1075 between Watton and Shipdham where a serious crash happened on Sunday morning. <3/9/17> Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The crossroads on the A1075 between Watton and Shipdham where a serious crash happened on Sunday morning. <3/9/17> Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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A motorcyclist in his 20s has died on the A1075 between Watton and Shipdham.

The crossroads on the A1075 between Watton and Shipdham where a serious crash happened on Sunday morning.. <3/9/17> Picture: DENISE BRADLEYThe crossroads on the A1075 between Watton and Shipdham where a serious crash happened on Sunday morning.. <3/9/17> Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A man in his 20s has died following an accident on the Dereham Road, between Watton and Shipdham.

Police were called to the scene near Ovington at around 7.30pm on Saturday, September 2, to reports of a crash between a motorbike and a car.

The road was closed while emergency services attended the scene, but reopened around 12.45am this morning.

The crash occured between a red Triumph motorbike and a blue Volkswagen Beetle.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, has dash cam footage or anyone who may have seen the driving manner of either vehicle prior to the incident, should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

This is the second serious accident this weekeend after an 18-year-old man died on Saturday following a collision involving two vehicles on the A134 close to Mundford.

The crash happened at about 5am and involved a red Mini Cooper and blue Vauxhall Zafira.

A police spokesman said the 18-year-old driver of the Mini died at the scene, despite the best efforts of the emergency services.

The man’s family have been informed.

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