Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision – near Ivinghoe

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision near Ivinghoe.

At approximately 4.50pm on Saturday (15/4) a collision occurred at the junction of the B489 Tring Road and Beacon Road near Ivinghoe.

A red Ford Fiesta and a black Aprilla motorbike were in collision.

Sadly, as a result of the collision the rider of the motorbike sustained serious injuries and died. His next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the Fiesta, a 19-year-old man from Aylesbury, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving while unfit through drugs. A passenger in the Fiesta, a 17-year-old boy from Aylesbury, was arrested on suspicion of drugs possession – cannabis. The man and the boy have both been released from police custody under investigation.

Investigating officer, Police Constable Jason Brinklow of the Roads Policing Unit, said: “It is believed that a number of motorists who observed the collision left the scene after the emergency services arrived. It is vital that these motorists contact police immediately so we can begin to build a picture as to how the collision happened.

“Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information about the collision please call us on 101 or visit a police station and quote reference 43170109361.
Alternatively, if you have information but wish to remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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