A MOTORCYCLIST who died after colliding with a car in Denham on Tuesday (6) night has been identified.
Sean McColgan, 37, of St Peter's Close, Mill End, suffered fatal injuries when his blue Suzuki motorbike collided with a black Ford Fiesta on the A412 Denham Avenue (North Orbital) at the junction with Tilehouse Lane, at about 9.30pm.
It has been confirmed that Mr McColgan was a serving police officer with the Metropolitan Police.
Two teams from the London Ambulance Service and South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) arrived at about 9.40pm.
A spokesperson for SCAS said a basics doctor – usually sent to attend serious road traffic collisions as standard practice – attended the scene at 9.50pm.
At 10.03pm there was no sign of life and Mr McColgan was pronounced dead at the scene.
A post mortem carried out this morning found he suffered 'multiple injuries'. An inquest into his death has been opened and adjourned.
The driver of the Fiesta, a 20-year-old man from Uxbridge, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and has been bailed until June 17.
Anyone with information or who witnessed the crash is asked to call PC Ash of Amersham Roads policing base on 0845 8505 505. Alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
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