Biker killed in crash with car on Essex road

A 47-year-old motorcyclist has been killed in a crash with a car in Essex.

The crash happened on the B183 road about half a mile from Hatfield Broad Oak, south of Stansted Airport, on Saturday afternoon.

The man was thrown from the Honda motorcycle which then burst in to flames, a police spokeswoman said.

"The Hyundai car came off the road and collided with a tree. The motorcyclist, from Harlow, was pronounced dead at the scene," she said.

The car driver, a 42-year-old local man, was shaken but otherwise uninjured.

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