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Teen Critical After Motorbike Crash In Grays
A 17 year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after a crash involving an off-road motorbike in Grays.
Police were called to King Edward Drive at around 6.10pm on Tuesday (12 April).
Essex Police said: "The rider, a 17-year-old boy from the Grays area, was taken to the Royal London Hospital by air ambulance with head injuries.
"He is currently in a critical condition.
"The pillion passenger, a 16-year-old boy also from the Grays area, was taken to Basildon Hospital with a fractured knee.
"Police would like to speak to anyone who saw the motorcycle being ridden in the area or has dash cam footage.
"Contact the Serious Collision Unit on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org".
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