Motorcyclist dies at scene after single-vehicle crash

A motorcyclist who was injured in a single-vehicle crash near Street[1] yesterday (May 10) was sadly pronounced dead at the scene, police have confirmed.

Officers were called to Cockrod, in Walton near Street at around 2.20pm yesterday following reports of a crash that had involved a motorbike.

After police arrived at the scene, it was confirmed that the motorcyclist, a man in his 60s, had been pronounced dead.

The man's next of kin have been informed, with Avon and Somerset Police[3] adding that the family are currently being supported by a "specially-trained family liaison officer", and that their "thoughts are with the family during this difficult time."

A spokesperson for the force said: "Officers are keen to speak with anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident, or have dashcam or CCTV footage which could aid the investigation."

If you can help, please call 101[4] and give the call handler the reference number 5223108731 , or complete the online appeals form[5].



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