Wiltshire Motorcyclist Dies In Road Accident



A motorcyclist from Wiltshire has died in a crash on a road between Abbotsbury and Swyre in Dorset.

He was taken to hospital by helicopter but died at the Southampton General Hospital in the early hours of Monday.

The man, believed to be in his 40s was riding a Honda motorbike. He collided with a BMW 1 series  near the Clay Lane junction with the B3157 just after 14:00 BST.

The man’s family has been informed and is being supported by specially-trained officers and social workers.

Police said the motorbike had been travelling east and the car was heading in the opposite direction when the collision happened.

The occupants of the car were not seriously injured, officers said.

Fire, police and the ambulance service, including the air ambulance, all attended the scene and the road was closed for many hours.

Authorities are appealing to anyone who saw either vehicle before the crash or who has dashcam footage was urged to contact police.

Also anyone with information should contact Dorset POlice on 101, quoting incident number 1:242, or report it online at dorset.police.uk