APPEAL: Did you witness a fatal road traffic collision in Burton?

We were called to a report of a single vehicle collision in Burton Road, Branston, at around 4.30am today (Sat).

The collision happened near Paget High School and involved a red motorbike with a Czechoslovakian registration plate.

Sadly, the motorcyclist, a man believed to be aged 25 to 35, suffered serious injuries and he was pronounced dead at the scene. His family have not yet been informed and officers are working to trace them.

Stock Photo: CIU Officer at a scene
Stock Photo: CIU Officer at a scene

The road remains closed while specially trained officers carry out a thorough investigation. It is not likely to reopen until late morning or lunchtime and motorists are asked to take an alternative route.

If you witnessed the collision, or have any information on the man’s identity, please contact us on 101, quoting incident number 160 of September 19.