Two motor cyclists killed on Norfolk roads just days after release by police of hard hitting video of earlier fatality

A Morrisons store in Royston was broken into last night.

A Morrisons store in Royston was broken into last night. - Credit: Archant

Two motor cyclists were killed on a Norfolk road on Sunday.

The tragedy happened just days after a hard hitting video had been released by police an earlier fatality involving a motor cyclist which has been viewed by nine million users on YouTube

Police received a call at 1.53pm yesterday to a report that two motorcyclists had been involved in a collision on the B1136 between Haddiscoe and Hales.

The two motorcyclists were confirmed as fatalities at the scene a short while afterwards. The two victims, both males, were each riding motorcycles, a BMW and Aprilla.

Head of Roads Policing for Norfolk and Suffolk, Chief Inspector Chris Spinks, said: “This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with families and friends of those involved at this difficult time.

“A full investigation into the cause of these fatalities needs to take place before I can comment further on this particular road traffic collision.”

The incident comes just a few days after the Constabulary released ‘David’s Story’ – a video featuring clips of a fatal collision captured on a rider’s head-cam in a bid to get motorcyclists and drivers to think seriously about road safety.

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Ch. Insp. Spinks added: “The devastating impact fatal collisions have for all those involved cannot be underestimated; it is extremely sad and highlights the need of getting riders and drivers to be aware of dangers.”

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101.