Biker killed in crash on the A361 at West Lyng

A BIKER died after a crash in West Lyng on Sunday afternoon (February 4).

Police were called to the scene, on the A361 near the junction with New Road, at just after 4.35pm.
Emergency services found the crash involved a van and a motorbike.

A woman in her 20s was pronounced deceased at the scene, Avon & Somerset Police said.

“Her next of kin were notified last night of the tragic events and will be supported by a specially-trained officer,” a spokesperson said.

“The van driver remained at the scene to speak with officers.”

Enquiries into what happened are ongoing, police added.

“We are keen to hear from anyone who saw what happened or any drivers who were in the area at the time, especially those who may have potentially relevant dashcam footage,” they said.

Anyone who may be able to help should contact police on 101 and quote reference number 5224030464.

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