A biker has died after his motorcycle left the road and crashed in Langdon Hills.

Essex Police were called to reports the bike had left the road, at the junction of High Road and Staneway, just before 8.40am.

The rider, a man in his 30s from Grays, died at the scene.

A police spokesman said his family have been informed.

Roads in the area, including the two roads above and Dry Street, remain closed for the time being.

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The spokesman said: "Drivers are asked to plan their journeys accordingly so that they can avoid the area.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has CCTV or dashcam footage that could assist our enquiries is asked to speak to the Serious Collision Investigation Unit."

Witnesses can submit a report online or call 101, quoting the incident number 289 of 4 July.