UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after Crawley crash

Police and paramedics have been called to the scene. Picture: Anna Coe
Police and paramedics have been called to the scene. Picture: Anna Coe

Police have confirmed a motorcyclist died at the scene of this morning’s collision between a motorbike and two cars in Crawley.

Police said they were called to Gatwick Avenue just before 8.15am on Wednesday (May 3).

Paramedics and the air ambulance were also called to the scene.

A police spokesman said: “Despite the efforts of paramedics at the scene, the motorcyclist sadly died at the scene. The drivers of the two cars involved, a Vauxhall and a Mercedes, were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

“Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Oakenfield.”

A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) confirmed crews were sent to the scene.

He said: “Ambulance crews attended the scene and were joined at the scene by the air ambulance service following reports of an RTC involving a motorbike at approximately 8.15am today.

“Sadly despite the best efforts of everyone at the scene the motorcyclist died at the scene.”

Gatwick Road and Hazelwick Road have reopened following the collision.

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