A biker died after a dark coloured BMW which deliberately drove into him in Harwich
A £5,000 reward has been offered for anyone who can provide information that leads to the arrest of a man police believe was involved in a fatal collision in Harwich.
On April 15, emergency services were called to a serious collision on Marine Parade, Dover court at around 2.45pm.
Police say they would like to speak to Keith McCarthy, who is 40-years-old.
Kerrin Repman was struck by a car while riding his motorbike
Despite the best efforts by paramedics to save his life, 29-year-old Mr Repman sadly died at the scene.
he BMW driver and a passenger immediately left the site of the collision on foot.
A woman, aged 79, who happened to be walking past at the time, was also seriously injured in the incident. She suffered multiple broken limbs and remains in hospital recovering.
Following Mr Repman’s death, Essex Police launched a murder investigation.
Crime stoppers has now offered a £5,000 reward for anyone who can provide information that leads to Mr McCarthy’s arrest.
Mr McCarthy is described as being 5ft 5ins tall and is said to have links to Harwich, Hertfordshire, London and Ireland.
Mick Duthie, Crimestoppers Director of Operations said: “It appears that the driver of the BMW car drove at speed to intentionally target Mr Repman on his bike.
“This dangerous, callous and reckless behaviour has resulted in a death and another person almost dying. It is important to our charity that communities are kept safe and this is why we are offering this reward, to remove a potentially dangerous person from our streets.
“We are appealing to anybody with any information on Mr McCarthy’s location to do the right thing and to tell our charity what you know, 100% anonymously. What you tell us can make all of the difference in keeping other people safe from harm and in getting justice.
“It is important to remind people that assisting somebody wanted for questioning over a crime can lead to prosecution. Crimestoppers has been taking crime information since our charity was formed over 32 years. We have always kept our promise of anonymity to the millions of people who have trusted us and every day over a thousand people contact us online and on the phone.
“You can speak to us anonymously by calling our UK Contact Centre which is open 24/7 on freephone 0800 555 111 or you can use our simple and secure anonymous online form. Nobody will know you contacted us, only you.”