Police appeal after motorcyclist killed in east London car crash

A man has died following a road crash in east London.

Police were called to Gallows Corner, Romford, just after 9.30pm on Thursday, following reports of a collision involving a car and a motorbike.

The motorcyclist, in his early 50s and from Essex, died at the scene, Scotland Yard said.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

He remains in custody.

Detectives are now appealing to anyone who witnessed the crash, or the moments before.