Motorcyclist Dies After Hampshire Crash

8 July 2013, 06:03 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Police are investigating after a motorcyclist crashed near Southampton, and later died in hospital.

Officers from the Roads Policing Unit are appealing for witnesses and information after the crash in Rownhams on Sunday 7 July.

Around 4.50pm, the 42-year-old motorcyclist was involved in a single vehicle collision in Balmoral Way.

The man suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital, where he sadly died.

The road was closed for three-and-a-half hours to allow officers to carry out investigations at the scene.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the motorcyclist prior to it.

Anyone with any information should contact Totton Roads Policing Unit, quoting Operation Froggen, on 101, or the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 101.