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Dashcam and witness appeal after motorcyclist dies in collision

Police officer in uniform speaking to a motorist of another vehicle with the police car in the foreground

An investigation is underway after a motorcyclist died in a two-vehicle collision in South Gloucestershire.

Emergency services were called to Sodbury Lane, in Westerleigh, at about 4.55pm yesterday (Sunday 28 August) following reports of a collision involving a car and a motorcycle.

Sadly the motorcyclist – a man in his 50s – died at the scene. Their family have been informed and are receiving support from specially-trained officers. Our sympathies go out to them.

The driver of the car attended hospital but has since been discharged.

Witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage are asked to call 101 and quote reference number 5222207965.

If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5222207965, or complete our online appeals form.