Biker killed after crash on A303 near Horton on Saturday night

A BIKER was killed in a crash on the A303 near Horton on Saturday night (June 1).

The incident happened at around 7pm, police said, with the rider of a motorcycle – a man in his 20s – sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“His family have been notified and our sympathies are with them,” an Avon & Somerset Police spokesperson said.

“We will ensure they have access to support through a specially-trained family liaison officer.”

The driver of the silver Ford Fiesta helped police with their enquiries after the incident.

“The A303 was closed for a number of hours to allow collision investigation work to be carried out,” the spokesperson added.

“It was reopened overnight and we are grateful for road users’ patience and understanding while emergency crews responded to this incident.

“Enquiries are ongoing and therefore we would ask anyone who witnessed what happened and has not yet spoken to us, or was driving in the area and may have dashcam showing the vehicles prior to the collision, to please contact us online or on 101 and quoting reference number 5224140973.”

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