Police are appealing for witnesses and any road users with dash cam footage to contact them following a fatal collision in West Drayton.
Officer were called at 10:21am last Saturday (7 May) to reports of a collision involving a car and a motorcyclist in Holloway Lane, West Drayton.
The London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance also attended, but sadly, the motorcyclist – a man aged 33 – was pronounced dead at the scene.
While formal identification awaits, his next of kin have been informed and police have confirmed the deceased as Christopher Bayliss from the West Drayton area.
The car failed to stop at the scene but was subsequently located. A 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.
Detective Sergeant Matt Smith of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “I would appeal to any road users who were in the vicinity of Holloway Lane at around 10:20am on Saturday, 7 May and who may have witnessed this collision, or recorded events on dash cam equipment, to please get in contact.
“We need to piece together the events that led to Christopher losing his life in this tragic incident. If you can help, please speak to us.”
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the witness appeal line on 020 8246 9820 or call 101 quoting CAD 2695/07May.