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‘Forever in our thoughts’ - Motorcyclist killed in Chattenden crash named online as Crayford’s Ollie Jennings

PUBLISHED: 08:21 15 May 2017 | UPDATED: 12:15 15 May 2017

Ollie Jennings

Ollie Jennings

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The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning

A motorcyclist killed in a horror-crash at the weekend has been named online as Ollie Jennings from Crayford.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the crash which happened at 12.22am on Sunday morning along the A228 Peninsula Way.

Mr Jennings was reportedly travelling from High Halstow toward Medway with a pillion passenger on his green Suzuki motorcycle, when it crashed into roadside furniture.

Police report the former Erith School student died at the scene, while his passenger, a woman, suffered serious injuries and was rushed to a London hospital, where she remains in a stable condition.

On Facebook, Crayford Gossip Page shared Mr Jennings’ picture, stating: “Many of us have woken up to tragic news this morning. Here at CGP, we are shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our friend Ollie Jennings.

“We would like to send our sincerest condolences to all of his family and friends. You will forever be in our thoughts. Gone but not forgotten, R.I.P our funny, crazy friend.”

A fundraising page has been set up aiming to raise £5,000 for the family of the popular biker.

To donate, click here.

Friend Jessica Wright started the JustGiving page.

She said: “I have set up this page in memory of a wonderful human, tattooed to the max but still a true gentleman.

“I would love to help his wonderful family to fulfil a day of memories that Ollie would be proud of, please give anything you can just to make a little part of this unfortunate event a tiny bit less worrisome and to show all our love to them all!

The biker has not yet been officially named by police, who are appealing for witnesses to the crash.

A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses who may have witnessed the collision or seen the motorcycle travelling along the Peninsula Way prior to the incident, and ask that they call the witness appeal line on 01622 798538 quoting DS/DM/097/17.

“Alternatively, people can email the unit on sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk.”

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