A MOTORCYCLIST reported to be from Oxfordshire has died after a crash near Hungerford.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the collision at about 4.30pm on Friday on the A338 Salisbury Road at a junction which leads to Inkpen Road.

Officers said that a red Suzuki motorcycle was in a collision with a white Mercedes Sprinter drop-side van.

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The motorcycle also struck a silver Honda Accord in the collision.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 44-year-old man believed to be from the East Hendred area, was seriously injured and was treated by the ambulance service.

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The scene of the car crash on the A338 and East Hendred, 18 miles to the north. Picture: Google Maps

Despite efforts by paramedics, he died at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed but police are yet to formally identify him.

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Investigating officer, PC Mark Dunne of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident or any drivers who have dash-cam footage.

“If you saw any of the vehicles involved in this collision prior to the incident, please call us on 101, quoting reference number 43190237679.”