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Motorcyclist dies in crash on Thetford road

PUBLISHED: 12:58 20 August 2017 | UPDATED: 09:30 21 August 2017

A motorcyclist died following a crash on the Brandon road near Thetford. Picture: Lucy Begbie

A motorcyclist died following a crash on the Brandon road near Thetford. Picture: Lucy Begbie

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A man has died following a crash in Thetford.

A motorcyclist died following a crash on the Brandon road near Thetford. Picture: Lucy BegbieA motorcyclist died following a crash on the Brandon road near Thetford. Picture: Lucy Begbie

It happened shortly before 12.30pm on Saturday when a black Honda motorbike, which was travelling in the direction of Brandon on the B1107, lost control and left the carriageway before colliding with a white Kia.

The rider of the motorbike, a man in his 20s, died as a result of the crash.

The road was closed whilst emergency services attended and reopened shortly before 5pm.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or anyone who may have seen the driving manner of the motorcyclist prior to the incident, should contact Swaffham Roads Policing Team on 101.

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