Two spanners left in formation of cross marks the spot where Fen motorcylist killed

TWO spanners left in the formation of a cross mark the spot where a motorcyclist from the Fens was killed on the A47.

Matthew Mallett, a 41-year-old engineer of Benns Lane, Terrington St Clement, had been riding a yellow Yamaha bike when he was involved in a crash with a black Ford Focus.

An inquest has opened into the death of Mr Mallett following the crash at Wendling on April 5.

Mr Mallett suffered chest, back and head injuries and died in hospital.

At yesterday’s inquest opening in Norwich assistant deputy coroner Yvonne Blake adjourned the hearing until a later date.


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The 61-year-old Focus driver was arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash or who saw either vehicle before it. They can be contacted on 101.

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