Motorcyclist, 19, killed in horror crash as man, 29, and woman, 21, are arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving

A TEENAGE motorcyclist has been killed in a horror crash as two people have been arrested on suspicion of of causing death by dangerous driving.

Emergency services rushed to the scene in South Ockendon, Essex, following the fatal smash shortly before 1.40pm today.

The 19-year-old man, who was riding a black Honda motorbike, sadly died at the scene in Stifford Road.

Two people, a 29-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man, have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Both remain in custody.

DS Steve Holmes, of the Essex Police serious collision incident unit, is leading the investigation and is appealing for information.

He said: “I particularly want to hear from anyone who either saw or took footage of a group of motorbikes, one black, one red and one yellow, being ridden by young men in the Aveley and South Ockendon areas in the lead up to the incident this afternoon.”

Anyone with footage of the group, or who saw the group during the day, should submit a report online or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm

You can also call police on 101 and cite incident 553 of today, April 10. 

Information can also be given to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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