Man dies following A12 vehicle collision


Police are appealing for information and dash cam footage following a collision on the A12 where a man sadly lost his life.

The incident happened on Thursday 27th September, shortly after 9am.

It has been reported that a black Yamaha motorcycle and a lorry were in a collision.

A 24-year-old man, who is understood to be the the rider of the motorcycle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Essex Police said in a statement: “We were called to Junction 28 of the southbound carriageway, near to Colchester Community Stadium, just after 9am this morning, Thursday, September 27.

“The man’s next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.”

No arrests have been made and officers are particularly keen to speak to anyone who saw the incident and has dash cam footage available to view.

The A12 remained closed until 3pm following the incident. Highways England have confirmed all lanes are now open following the completion of police investigations.


Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to call 101 and ask for the Serious Collision Investigation Unit or email footage to collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk. The incident number to quote is 226 of 27/09.