Avon and Somerset Police have launched an appeal for witnesses following a fatal collision involving a motorcycle and a car on the A46 near Bath yesterday morning, Wednesday 10th October.
The incident happened on the A46 at Hartley Bends, between Swainswick and Nimlet, yesterday morning at around 6.30am, when a car was in collision with a motorcycle.
The motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and was treated at the scene but sadly died shortly afterwards.
The road was closed for a number of hours to allow collision investigators to carry out an examination of the scene.
South Western Ambulance Service told the Bath Echo that they were called at 6.28am to reports of a collision. They sent a Hazardous Area Response Team, 2 ambulances, an operations officer and a rapid response vehicle.
The road was closed in both directions between the A420 Cold Ashton Roundabout, and the A4 London Road West, at the A46 Batheaston roundabout.
Collision investigators are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident.
If you have any information which could help, contact the collision investigation unit through www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact, or by calling 101, quoting reference 5218226672