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Portuguese lorry driver arrested over biker death

Police arrest 38-year-old following fatal collision near Basildon

A PORTUGUESE lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a collision in which a motorcyclist was killed in Essex.

Police said the 38-year-old Portuguese driver was arrested in the Manchester area following the collision on the A127 at Basildon.

A police spokesman said an articulated lorry had been seized and was undergoing forensic tests.

A 37-year-old man from Wickford died in Tuesday's collision.

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