Motorcyclist, 22, killed in Dagenham Good Friday crash

The motorcyclist, a 22 year old man was taken to an east London hospital where he later died.

The motorcyclist, a 22 year old man was taken to an east London hospital where he later died. - Credit: Vickie Flores

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 22-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Dagenham on Good Friday.

The motorcyclist, a 22 year old man was taken to an east London hospital where he later died.

The motorcyclist, a 22 year old man was taken to an east London hospital where he later died. - Credit: Vickie Flores

Officers and crews from the London Ambulance Service were called to the junction of Ballards Road and Church Lane at 3.30pm on Friday, April 3, to reports of a collision between a KTM motorbike and a Vauxhall Zafira.

The rider, known locally as David Farmer, was taken to an east London hospital where he later died.

A post-mortem examination and formal identification will be scheduled in due course.

A five-year-old boy who was in the rear passenger seat of the car suffered injuries and was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

The motorcyclist, a 22 year old man was taken to an east London hospital where he later died.

The motorcyclist, a 22 year old man was taken to an east London hospital where he later died. - Credit: Vickie Flores


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A a 10-year-old girl and a seven-year-old boy, who were also in the back of the vehicle suffered minor injuries.

The 38-year-old male driver of the car was not injured.

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There have been no arrests.

Anyone with information should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Chadwell Heath on 0208 597 48 74 or the police non-emergency line on 101.

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