Motorcyclist killed in accident in Braunstone

A man has been killed in a collision between a car and a motorbike in Leicester.

A KTM bike and Fiat Punto crashed in Hallam Crescent East at the junction with Braunstone Avenue in Braunstone.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and passenger in the Fiat were not injured.

Officers from the serious collision investigation unit are appealing for witnesses to the accident at 1730 GMT on Wednesday.

Det Con Jim Wood said: "The motorcycle rider was travelling from the direction of Cort Crescent and was in Hallam Crescent East when the collision occurred."

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