Motorcyclist dies and man arrested after A41 crash

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a fatal crash on the A41 near Buckinghamshire village Grendon Underwood, according to Thames Valley Police.

A motorcyclist, in his forties, was pronounced dead at the scene after their red Ducati motorcycle collided with a white Mercedes flat bed HGV at approximately 8:45am yesterday (11 August).

Police have confirmed that the motorcyclist’s net of kin have been informed and that they are receiving support from specially trained officers.

The driver of the Mercedes HGV was physically unharmed.

A 50-year-old man from Buckinghamshire was arrested following the collision and is currently assisting with the investigation. He has since been released whilst remaining under investigation.

PC Adam Stevens, Investigating Officer of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: “My thoughts remain with the family of the man who died at this difficult time.

“We are appealing for any witnesses to this incident or anyone who has any information, to please come forward.

“We’d also ask anyone who was in the local area around the time that this occurred to check dash-cam footage in case it has captured the incident or any of the vehicles prior to the collision.

“Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101 or making a report online, quoting reference 43210358530.”

Image source: LeicestershireLive

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