Police investigating a serious collision near New Romney are renewing an appeal for information following the death of a motorcyclist.

A man in his 70s suffered serious injuries when the black BMW R1250 motorcycle he was riding was involved in a collision with a silver Jaguar XF car on the A2070 in Snave at around 5.05pm on Sunday 28 May 2023.

He was taken to a London hospital where he sadly died on Friday 16 June. His next of kin has been informed.


A 52-year-old man from the Romney Marsh area was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and released on bail pending further enquiries.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit want to hear from anyone who saw the collision or either of the vehicles beforehand. Please call the appeal line on 01622 798538 or email sciu.td@kent.police.uk quoting reference HW/DGC/056/23.

Anyone with dashcam footage that may assist the investigation can upload it here.

By Ed

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