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Northfleet man dies in bike crash at Wrotham

By KentOnline reporter

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died in a crash at Wrotham Heath today.

The incident happened on the Nepicar Roundabout, which links the A20 with Junction 2A of the M26, shortly before 9am.

A 53-year-old man from Northfleet came off his metallic-coloured Kawasaki ZX 600 bike and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cones closed Wrotham roundabout. Picture Kent Highways

Cones closed Wrotham roundabout. Picture: Kent Highways


No other vehicles are believed to have been involved. The motorcyclist’s next of kin have been informed.

The roundabout was closed following the incident but reopened by 12.50pm.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit want to speak to anyone who say the accident or saw the motorbike moments before or afterwards.

 

Call the appeal line on 01622 798538 quoting reference DW-195.

Kent Police's Roads Policing Unit advised motorists to avoid the area while it dealt with the incident at the Nepicar roundabout at Wrotham Heath linking the A20 with Junction 2A of the M26.

Aerial shot of Wrotham roundabout and M26. Picture Google

Aerial shot of Wrotham roundabout and M26. Picture: Google

The roads were all re-opened just before 1pm after four hours.

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