A421 Crash Kills Motorcyclist; Seriously Injures Other

A motorcyclist has been killed and another seriously injured in a crash on the A421.

The collision occurred on the A421 between Buckingham and Milton Keynes at about 2.30pm yesterday (19/7).

Two motorcycles, a blue Kawasaki and a red BMW, were involved in the collision.

The rider of the Kawasaki, a 49-year-old man from the Netherlands, was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, but sadly died.

The rider of the BMW, a 41-year-old man, was taken by air ambulance to University Hospital in Coventry. He has sustained serious injuries but is in a stable condition.

Investigating officer, PC Rob Lyne of the Roads Policing Unit based at Milton Keynes, said: “I am keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a group of six or seven motorcyclists travelling along the A421 from Buckingham to Milton Keynes at about 2.20pm yesterday, particularly foreign registered motorcycles.

“I am also keen to speak to anyone who may have been travelling from Milton Keynes to Buckingham and saw a red BMW motorcycle travelling alone.

“If you have any information please contact the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

“The road was closed for several hours whilst a Forensic Collision Investigator examined the scene.

“Officers from the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing have been working closely with Interpol in the Netherlands and as a result of this cooperation the next of kin of the Kawasaki rider have been notified.

“The A422 and the A421 between Buckingham and Milton Keynes have been closed three times after road traffic collisions during the weekend.I would like to thank the public for their support and patience while we carried out important investigations following these collisions.”

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org . No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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