Jersey collision van driver released after police questioning
- 20 August 2014
- From the section Jersey
A van driver who was questioned by police about a fatal collision on Victoria Avenue in Jersey has been released pending further inquiries.
Motorcyclist Sam Slater, 25, died in hospital after the crash with a van on St Helier's seafront.
The collision happened on Victoria Avenue, near the Grand Hotel, at about 19:15 BST on Monday, a Jersey police spokesman said.
The road was closed for four hours while police examined the scene.
Mr Slater's motorbike collided with a flatbed vehicle close to the hotel, a police spokesman said.
He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards.
Philip Ozouf, Jersey's Treasury Minister, tweeted to say he was "very sorry to hear of tragic death of a young Jerseyman on the Esplanade. Sincere condolences to his family and all those close to him".