27th March 2017

Motorcyclist dies following collision with stationary lorry in Taunton

Collision investigators are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died following an incident in Taunton.

The male motorcyclist was involved in a collision with a stationary lorry in Crown Close at about 14:40 on Friday 10 March.

The rider, who was an experienced motorcyclist, was on a training course on the Crown Industrial Estate. He approached a T-junction, stopped and then proceeded to turn right into Crown Close.

He is reported to have lost control of the bike which collided with a parked stationary lorry.

The motorcyclist sustained serious injuries and sadly died at the scene shortly afterwards.

Collison investigators are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident who may have information to help their enquiries.

Anyone able to help is asked to contact the collision investigation unit on 101, quoting reference CI/47/17.