A MAN in his 40s has died following a serious collision between a motorcycle and a car on a busy road in Great Oakley.

Emergency services attended Harwich Road yesterday afternoon, after a crash occurred on the road, near Great Oakley.

Essex Police officers arrived at the scene at around 12.45pm, yesterday, June 6.

An air ambulance, two ambulances and an ambulance officer vehicle attended the scene.

Due the severity of the incident, the road was closed-off and the public were urged to avoid the area.

Sadly, the motorcyclist, a man aged in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The force is now looking for any witnesses to step forward to help the investigation.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “His family have been informed and are being supported while our investigation continues. 

“If you witnessed the collision or have any information or dash cam footage, please get in contact, and quote incident number 465 of June 6.

“You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday between 10am-9pm.”

You can visit essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about Essex Police’s website reporting services.

The road was reopened yesterday evening by 6.30pm.