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Police launch appeal after motorcyclist dies in West Drayton collision

A man has died in a collision in West Drayton and police are appealing to witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to contact them.


'Can you help?' , Stock Image from Met Media Library


Officers were dispatched to Holloway Lane, West Drayton, at 10:21 AM on Saturday, May 7 to reports of a collision between a car and a motorcyclist.


London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance were on scene, where the motorcyclist, aged 33, was pronounced dead.


Police have confirmed while awaiting formal identification, that the deceased is Christopher Bayliss from the West Drayton area.


Police say a 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.


Detective Sergeant Matt Smith of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “I would appeal to any road users who were in the vicinity of Holloway Lane at around 10:20am on Saturday, 7 May and who may have witnessed this collision, or recorded events on dash cam equipment, to please get in contact.


“We need to piece together the events that led to Christopher losing his life in this tragic incident. If you can help, please speak to us.”


Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the witness appeal line on 020 8246 9820 or call 101 quoting CAD 2695/07May.

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