Biker killed in crash with car in Rainham

A motorcyclist has died after crashing with a car in Rainham, Kent.

The 46-year-old man was riding a Yamaha motorbike when it collided with a Toyota Corolla in Berengrave Lane just after 09:00 BST.

The biker was pronounced dead at the scene and the car driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Kent Police said the motorcyclist had overtaken a Vauxhall Vectra shortly before the crash. Witnesses are asked to contact police.

A force spokesman said a cyclist wearing a fluorescent top and an estate car passed the motorcyclist in the opposite direction shortly before the crash.

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