Jersey

Jersey man Christopher James Le Rossignol dies in crash

A floral tribute at the scene of the fatal crash
Image caption Early on Friday morning a floral tribute had been left at the scene of the fatal motorbike crash

A 20-year-old man has died in a motorbike crash near St Catherine's breakwater in Jersey.

Police named him as Christopher James Le Rossignol and said he had been driving the motorbike.

A 20-year-old woman passenger on the bike was being treated in Jersey's General Hospital for minor injuries.

The States of Jersey Police are keen to speak to any witnesses of the crash involving a blue Honda 600 motorbike at about 23:30 GMT on Thursday night.

Insp Alan Williamson said: "The circumstances leading up to the tragic event are unclear at this stage, as always we'll maintain an open mind. There will be a full and thorough investigation of the circumstances."

Officers, specialist collision investigators and members of the Crime Scene Investigation team spent the night carrying out a survey and forensic investigation.

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