Basildon: Man Dies In Motorbike Crash

29 January 2012, 08:12 | Updated: 29 January 2012, 08:14

A man's died after the motorbike he was riding hit a lamppost in Basildon yesterday lunchtime (Saturday January 28th).

It happened as he was travelling along the Laindon link, towards the town centre, just before 11:30am.

The 34-year-old was declared deceased at the time and his family have been contacted.

A section of the road was closed for three and a half hours while forensic collision investigators carried out their enquiries.

Anyone with information in connection with this crash is urged to contact Essex Police's Serious Collision Investigation Unit by phoning 101 or emailing