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Arrests made after fatal collision involving motorcyclist in Sittingbourne

Serious collision investigators are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died in Sittingbourne.

 

The fatal road collision happened at 9.44pm on 12 May 2021 in Swale Way between a Honda CBR1000 motorbike and a blue Citroen C4 Picasso.

 

The driver of the motorbike, a 26-year-old man from Whitstable, was riding along the road when the two vehicles collided near the entrance of Milton Creek fishing lakes and Swale Way. 

 

Following the incident the motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene and the pillion passenger was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries, not believed to be life threatening.

 

Three men aged 18, 23 and 32 years old and all from Sittingbourne, have each been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

 

A woman, aged 34, from Sittingbourne, has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to pervert the cause of justice. All four people remain in custody while enquiries continue.

 

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are keen to talk to anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who saw the car in the moments prior to the collision.

 

In particular, officers would like to talk to anyone who was at the Milton Creek fishing lakes who may have information about the occupants of the car.

 

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has dash cam footage which could assist officers with their investigation is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538.

 

Footage, photos and CCTV can also be directly submitted online via this link or emailed to [email protected]quoting CM/DH/042/21.

 

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