Police appeal following death of Ramsgate motorcyclist in Throwley crash

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A 51-year-old man from Ramsgate has died in a crash near Faversham.

The incident happened in Faversham Road at Throwley at around 5.30pm yesterday (October 3) and involved a red and white Yamaha YZF R1 motorbike and a silver Volkswagen Transporter.

The vehicles, which were travelling in opposite directions, collided at a bend in the road and the motorcyclist from Ramsgate died at the scene.

Officers in Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are conducting enquiries to establish the full circumstances and are keen to speak with anyone who witnessed the incident.

The investigating officers are also keen to obtain dash cam footage of either of the vehicles travelling in the moments leading up to the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police on 01622 798538 quoting MM/COJ/107/19.

Alternatively email [email protected].